Fiber-rich foods: oat bran, beans, barley, nuts, and whole grains, unless you have an ostomy, intestinal narrowing, or if your doctor advises you to continue a low-fiber diet due to strictures, or recent surgery. Protein: lean meats, fish, eggs, nuts, and tofu.
What foods should you avoid with Crohn’s disease?
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Which Foods Should I Avoid With a Crohn’s Disease Diet Plan?
- 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 can make Crohn’s disease worse?
Crohn’s disease: Foods to avoid
- 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.
What can I eat to calm a Crohn’s flare-up?
7 Foods to Eat During a Crohn’s Flare-Up
- Oily fish.
- Fruits and vegetables.
- Cooked carrots.
- Low-fiber foods.