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Foods to avoid

Foods to avoid

Avoid Skin on potato/apples Sweet corn Processed meats Tough meats Deep fried foods Lettuce Raw veg Fatty foods White cream sauce Tangerines Fresh soup recipes Sweet potato, parsnip, onion, garlic Parsnip and ginger Mushroom and leek Carrot, swede and parsnip Tomato...

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Foods to include

Foods to include

Foods to include Sweet potato mash Fresh veg blended into soup Tuna Salmon Garlic Ginger Manuka Honey Raspberries Blueberries (avoid in a flare) White bread Protein shakes

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Liquid diets for flare up’s

Liquid diets for flare up’s

Soups Sweet potato, parsnip, ginger Carrot, swede, parsnip Sweet potato, parsnip and carrot   Smoothies Strawberries, coconut milk, whey protein Strawberries, raspberries, banana Cucumber, mint, lime, ginger

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IBD Beauty and the Bag

IBD Beauty and the Bag

One of the hardest things about living with IBD is you never know how you are going to feel when you wake up in the morning. Some days you can take on the world and others just getting out of bed is a task but a positive mindset will always give you the strength to...

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Exercising with a Stoma

Exercising with a Stoma

Fitness and mental health well being go together and I personally find that the more muscle mass I have, the less likely I am to flare. There's no reason for you to stop exercising once you have a stoma. In fact, you now have even more of a reason to get active. Once...

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Swimming with a Stoma

Swimming with a Stoma

    Swimming is great exercise for all muscles and light weight training is great to get the blood pumping, even getting the steps in walking and taking in the fresh air outside uplifts you. Body confidence is something that I struggled with post surgery and...

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Dating with Crohn’s Disease

Dating with Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's is one part of your relationship, but not the only or most important part. You need to live your life fully, too, even if your partner feels resentment. Being sensitive is important, but it's OK to speak up and have your own needs. If your partner can't meet...

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Stoma nutrition support

Stoma nutrition support

Water with fresh sliced lemon Green tea Turmeric tea Chamomile Peppermint Protein shakes Foods to thicken stool Marshmallows Banana Veg blended to soup Sweets containing gelatine

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Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition

Dietitian and triathlete Michelle Wilcocks has joined the IA Journal with a regular feature for diet and nutrition! To celebrate, we’ll be sharing her top #IAnutrition tips and suggestions regularly. Discover even more tips and recipes in our quarterly IA Journal by...

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Invisible Illness

Diet and Nutrition Dietitian and triathlete Michelle Wilcocks has joined the IA Journal with a regular feature for diet and nutrition! To celebrate, we'll be sharing her top #IAnutrition tips and suggestions every week. Discover even more tips and recipes in our...

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