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10 Nutrition Tips for an Ulcerative Colitis-Friendly Diet

Will this ingredient cause a UC flare-up? Does this meal contain enough nutrients? Eating with UC can feel like tip-toeing through a minefield, but we’ve got the dos and don’ts to help guide you.

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Top Tips for Coping With UC

Looking for ways to cope with the emotional fallout of ulcerative colitis? Learn how to connect with family and friends for support, reach out to others with UC, and define what you want most in life.

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How to Eat a Healthy Diet With IBD

If you live with inflammatory bowel disease, overhauling your diet can be exhausting. Here's where to start for better IBD health.

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10 UC Patients Share Uplifting Advice

When you’re in the midst of a flare or stuck in a rut with your ulcerative colitis, it can be hard to think positive. But these UC vets are here to let you know that it does get better.

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Should You Use Cannabis or CBD for Ulcerative Colitis?

Can medical marijuana, CBD, or other forms of cannabis help your IBD symptoms? Here’s what the research and experts say.

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Crohn's: What to Know About the Restroom Access Act

The Restroom Access Act, also known as Ally's Law, helps people living with Crohn's gain bathroom access when out and about during an emergency. Here’s what you should know.

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Things That Can Go Wrong With Food Substitutions

Going gluten free for your holiday recipes? Or just switching to coconut cooking oil? Make sure you watch out for these possible pitfalls.

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Foods to Avoid With Ulcerative Colitis

Avoiding these foods are key to enjoying a balanced diet with UC.

Man's ulcerative colitis could be triggered by eating fast food while traveling.

When Food Attacks: The Gut Punches of UC

Mandy's vacation goes awry when flight delays lead to a fast-food flare-up of ulcerative colitis. Find out what she learned about traveling with UC.

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Ulcerative Colitis: Setting Personal Goals

Don’t get so caught up in the pressure of everyone’s new year goals that you forget to set the right ones that help your UC.