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Crohn's: How Different Diets May Affect Your Health

Plant-based? Gluten-free? Keto? While no single diet has been successfully proven to control Crohn’s, here’s what we do know about how popular diets may affect your health.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

3 Tips for Dining Out With Crohn’s Disease

Going to a restaurant for a meal with family and friends? Don’t let IBD get in the way of a good time.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

9 Natural Ways to Manage IBS Symptoms

Have irritable bowel syndrome? These drug-free tactics, from nutrition to yoga, may help you combat symptoms like diarrhea.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

5 GERD-Friendly Summer Recipes

These tasty recipes, from appetizer to dessert, will make your mouth water — without that reflux burn.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Low FODMAP Diet to Treat Digestive Health Issues

The low FODMAP diet can help to prevent bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, and other symptoms that are common for people who suffer from IBS, Crohn's disease, UC, or celiac disease. These are the foods to stock up on, and the ones to avoid.

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

How to Avoid Excess Weight Gain With a Gluten-Free Diet

Living with celiac disease or gluten free for other reasons? These tips will help you avoid gaining extra weight.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How to Enjoy a Backyard Barbecue With GERD

Having acid reflux doesn’t have to get in the way of summer fun, as long as you plan ahead and eat smart.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Why the Keto Diet and Acid Reflux May Not Mix

If you’re living with acid reflux or GERD, the ketogenic diet may make your symptoms worse.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Should You Really Avoid Whole Groups of Food With Acid Reflux?

For the most part, there is not enough evidence to avoid entire groups of food, according to the American College of Gastroenterology Clinical Practice Guidelines.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

7 People Share Tips to Ease Your Gluten-Free Transition

The best advice often comes from those who have been there, done that.

By Ginger Vieira