Crohn's, weight loss

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Date Joined May 2009
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   Posted 5/19/2009 10:25 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been flaring for 4 months. I went on prednisone, 40 mg, + Liaalda and started working with a nutritionist, alternative health guy. He recommends I stay on meds and take supplements, plus a diet of short grain brown rice, white fish, plain chicken, and root vegetables cooked till soft. I have been on this diet for 6 weeks and it seemed to work, unless I cheated. I’ve lost 11 lbs pounds most of it as the Prednisone has been tapered down. Two questions:

1. does this diet sound familiar to anyone and has it worked for them

2. Has anyone had experience losing weigh as they tapered down? I’m so sick of being sick!

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Date Joined Sep 2006
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   Posted 5/19/2009 11:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes. I have lost too much weight. Just sounds to me like your diet is just that...A diet...I try to dring as many weight boosters as I can during a flare. Boost, Ensure, etc... Anything that will help. Wishing you well.
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