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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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Erin L. Boyle

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By Jackie Zimmerman

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.

By Lisa Fields

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Foods to Avoid With Ulcerative Colitis

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

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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.

By Mandy Morgan

How to Prep for Travel With UC: Part 2

The best tips for navigating through the terminal all the way until you land safely at your destination, because UC doesn’t stop at check-in.

By Jackie Zimmerman

365 Resolutions to Live Better With Crohn's Disease

Make 2018 the best year yet with Crohn’s disease with a task a day to improve your life.

By Brian Greenberg