Crohn’s – an inflamatory bowel disease that results in leisons on the wall of the large /small intestines.
Ulcerative colitis –leisons are on the lining of the large intestine only (the last 5-7 feet).
Eat a low carb/high veggies/high protein diet.
Eat a high fiber diet/ take supplemental fiber.
Avoid high fat and oil foods, diary and caffeine.
Drink a lot of liquids, green drinks are good too.
Take garlic, enzymes and acidophilus/bifidus.
Take l-glutamine (an amino acid) it as well as licorice and aloe aid in healing the lining of the intestine.
Increase the levels of calcium, magnesium, b vitamins and proteins. Add fish oils.
Try inflamex by metagenics – high quality protein with herbs for reduction of pain and inflammation.
Check for bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections.
Keep a food journal and check for allergies – wheat, citrus, tomatoes and corn are common.
Dr. Kathleen Jones, D.C., N.D.