I went years without eating salad while I was flaring. Now that I'm in remission for three years, I can eat salad within reason. Still, if I live on salad as I might like to in the summer, I'll have cramping and loose stools.
Remember that a lot of us also have a touch of IBS, and too much fiber can make that kick in.
Ulcerative colitis forum co-moderator
Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001.
Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
"My life is an ongoing medical adventure"