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sodbuster19
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   Posted 8/2/2008 10:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Just wanting to know if anyone here has any problems with Cantaloupe?

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tjf
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   Posted 8/2/2008 11:16 AM (GMT -6)   
As long as I eat fruit in moderation I'm fine. Just don't overdo it!
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teacupsunderfire
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Date Joined Jul 2008
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   Posted 8/2/2008 12:41 PM (GMT -6)   
During a flare up no way to fruit. If you are kinda normal then fruit is good in moderation.

mudua
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Date Joined Apr 2007
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   Posted 8/2/2008 12:59 PM (GMT -6)   
Drink a glass of water with a teaspoon of bicarbonate soda immediately eating fruit.

quincy
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   Posted 8/2/2008 1:55 PM (GMT -6)   
no problems with it.
 
However....make sure it's washed reallllllllly well on the outside, since it can be a source of salmonella. 
 
 
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*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... tapered to every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol (6 daily) + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~vitamins/minerals/supplements 
~Probiotic 3(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....zymactive 3 - 5x daily
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg;  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!


Pooie1981
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   Posted 8/2/2008 2:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been eating fresh strawberries, blue berries and cantaloupe for a few months now and think they are helping me get back into remission. I feel healthier, that's for sure!! Again, moderation is key. I have also read that the best time to eat fresh fruit is first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.

:O)
Jenn 26/female
Ulcerative PANCOLITIS diagnosed 2004
Asacol 3 pills once/day
Daily Vitamin for Women and Folic Acid
Flare March-June 2008.. pretty much in remission again July


MisKay
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Date Joined Jan 2008
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   Posted 8/2/2008 5:31 PM (GMT -6)   
right now I am staying away from most raw fruit. My doctor has told me melon is ok. I have been eating a lot of melon and have had no problem.
My brother in law who has Crohn's has been saying to me, "You have to bring in foods and see how they effect you"

Maybe cantalope isn't for you?

IndianaUC
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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 212
   Posted 8/2/2008 6:37 PM (GMT -6)   
It totally depends on many different things. Usually I can eat half a cantelope in one sitting. A few days ago I ate quite a bit and ended up vomiting it all back up. Now I chew on 2 tums after each meal. My stomach is just an acid mess right now.
- DXed with "left sided" UC in 1998. DXed with "proctitis" Oct. 2007
- Sulfasalazine 4 500mg tabs twice daily
- 500mg Vitamin C, 1 Multivitamin, L-Glutamine
- Max Acidophillis EC Capsules 350Mg(7 types of bacteria with over 42 billion viable cells) with 50 Mg colostrum & 50 Mg FOS(fructo-oligosaccharides)
- Experimenting with this or that on occasion. Always open to new ideas.
- Colonoscopies - 2 (Due for my next one ASAP)

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