I can drink a little wine and have a few -- just a few -- nuts, any more and they give me trouble.
Regarding salad, I can't handle iceberg lettuce, it is my worst trigger food I think. But I can eat romaine lettuce, in moderation. I like my veggies cooked thoroughly.
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering.
Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed wheat/gluten, other intolerances; started diet without gluten, soy, dairy, tomato etc. Replete$$ probiotic powder, then Forte, now a stronger one (50 billion). Doing much better, but still having some bad days.