Elemental Diet?

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john's girl
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Date Joined Jun 2007
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   Posted 1/11/2008 10:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,

I've been on a liquid diet for the past few days in an attempt to give my poor intestines a bit of a break, and I'm curious about the elemental diet products available. Has anyone tried elemental nutrition? (It usually comes in powder form that you mix with water.) I've heard of patients receiving TPN after surgery, but I haven't heard much about elemental nutrition.

Thanks so much!

21 yr. old female, diagnosed March 2006
Humira injections every other week
Entocort 3 mg daily
2 tsp. iron elixir daily

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 990
   Posted 1/11/2008 10:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Hopefully this thread here on the forum will answer all your questions. If you have any more, "Writer" knows a lot about the subject!

Mother to 15 year old boy diagnosed in June, 2007.
Currently taking Asacol, omega 3s, digestive enzymes, probiotics, iron, vit. C, calcium w/D3 and a good multivitamin.
Started The Maker's Diet in early September.

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