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Diet and Nutrition in Crohn Disease (cont.)

What else can I do to avoid problems?

These tips may help you feel better during and after eating:

  • Keep a food diary. Record everything you eat and whether it causes you any problems. Design your own diet around what works for you.
  • Stock your home with foods that you enjoy and do not cause you problems.
  • Eat several small meals a day rather than a few large meals. This helps many people reduce or avoid symptoms.
  • Eat when you are hungry.
  • Take small bites of food and chew each bite completely.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/9/2013
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