Eating Right for a Bad Gut - anyone tried it?

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   Posted 6/13/2010 3:07 PM (GMT -6)   
SCD seems too hard core for me....anyone tried this book? Advice?

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Official dx September 2007.
currently flaring (June 2010) with colitis
Medications: Pentasa, Omeprazole, Prednisone, 6MP
History of hypothyroid (dx 2004, take Levoxyl), and gall bladder surgery (1997).
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   Posted 6/13/2010 3:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I have tried that diet, and I DO think it helped quite a bit. For me, it's not a cure, but it definitely lessened some of the symptoms I was having. I did it religiously for about 5 months and I started noticing improvements the first week! Have you read the book yet? If so, I can talk more about some of the things in it.

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   Posted 6/13/2010 4:43 PM (GMT -6)   
I tried it with mixed results. It has some really good ideas, like cut out sugar and caffeine. But I ended up needing to go a lot further and go full blown SCD. I think gluten is a big problem for me.
35 years old, Crohn's disease for 15 of them
Resection of ileocecal valve on 09/22/09
Current Meds: LDN, Pentasa, Effexor XR
Supplements: 3 kinds of Fish Oil, Multi-Vitamin, Vitamin D, Calcium, CoQ10, Enzymes
SCD since 12/01/08 - eating Stage 3 foods

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