As the name suggests, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, means there is inflammation in the body, particularly the colon and/or digestive tract. And while there are plenty of medications that IBDers can take to suppress the inflammation we may also be able to help reduce inflammation in our body via the choices we make about the foods we... Read more
For the first time in 20 or more years, there is some new and serious research being done about food and diet for those of us living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). If you are one of my regular readers then you know that I personally eat according to the Read more
If you have IBD, then you know there is no quick fix, nor is there a one-size-fits-all treatment plan. But, in the nearly 20 years that I’ve been living with IBD, writing about it, and working with other IBDers in my cooking and nutrition career, I’ve realized that in addition to medical intervention there are 4 Keys to... Read more
First, let’s start with what a gastroenterologist is: A GI (as they are referred to) is a physician who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal system — which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, liver, and bile ducts.
If you are having new or continuing... Read more
I know, I know, we’re all in a rush (not just during the holidays but all year long) and there’s just no time to eat properly let alone actually cook a proper meal. Right?
For those of us with IBD, cooking a proper meal should become second nature - eating well helps to provide our body with proper... Read more