How could I be so dumb? (SCD related)

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   Posted 1/6/2010 7:03 PM (GMT -6)   
tonight realized the grated cheese i've been eating at breakfast every day for three months contains starch. Got to read those labels!
Bad fissure Feb 2005. Started Remicade 2006. Fissure #1 healed, now deal with smaller fissure that comes and goes. Clean scope 2009 except for fissure. Also on Pentasa.

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   Posted 1/6/2010 10:06 PM (GMT -6)   
You're not the first snappy! It can take several months for people to weed out hidden illegals. Starch is in shredded and sliced cheeses so that it doesn't clump/stick to each other. Starch is in a lot of spices for the same reason. Chicken and turkey may be injected with broths and sugars, tuna may be canned in broth/soy, supplements may have illegals in the inactive ingredients. It's tough to figure out what's legal sometimes!
34 years old, Crohn's disease for 15 of them
Resection of ileocecal valve on 09/22/09
Current Meds: LDN, Pentasa, Effexor XR, Zyrtec
Supplements: 3 kinds of Fish Oil, Multi-Vitamin, Vitamin D, Calcium, Magnesium, Coconut Oil, Garlic Oil, CoQ10, Enzymes
SCD since 12/01/08 - eating Stage 3 foods

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