What foods should you avoid with Crohn’s disease?
- Alcohol (mixed drinks, beer, wine)
- Butter, mayonnaise, margarine, oils.
- Carbonated beverages.
- Coffee, tea, chocolate.
- Dairy products (if lactose intolerant)
- Fatty foods (fried foods)
- Foods high in fiber.
What foods make Crohn’s disease worse?
- Whole grains. The high amounts of fiber in foods like whole-grain bread, whole-wheat pasta, popcorn and bran can cause a lot of traffic through the gastrointestinal tract.
- High-fiber fruits and vegetables.
- Nuts and seeds.
- Alcohol and caffeine.
- Spicy foods.
Is there a diet for Crohn’s disease?
These tips may help you manage inflammatory bowel disease:
Eat a low-fiber diet. Limit foods such as seeds, nuts, beans, fruit and bran. Try a low “FODMAP” diet. FODMAP stands for fermentable, oligo-, di-, monosaccharides and polyols.