Colitis & Crohns

Lifestyle Recommendations:

•   Get professional help and emotional support if depression is an accompanying issue; connect with others dealing with     same digestive issues

•   Avoid endurance exercises and sports; concentrate on mild exercises such as walking or bouncing on a rebounder

•   Incorporate regular relaxation and breathing exercises to cope with stress

•   Resolve any chronic stress, this includes emotional, physical and chemical stress

•   Chew all food thoroughly

•   Avoid all supplements that use black pepper extract, also called piperine

•   Avoid triggers like chewing gum, toothpastes and acids

•   Be moderate with alcohol and quit smoking

•   Keep a small kit of anti-diarrheal supplements, disposable wipes, change of clothes and natural cleansers to deal with     emergencies while away from home

•   Consider assessing nutrient deficiencies, stealth infections, GI health, and food sensitivities

Dietary Tips and Caveats:

•   Avoid all grains including wheat, rye, oats, barley, spelt, kamut, buckwheat, bulgur, amaranth, quinoa, teff (this                    includes crackers, cookies, bread and pastries)

•   Avoid dairy products. Goat’s milk and cheese from goat’s milk may be acceptable if no sensitivity to them exists.

•   Choose leaner cuts of meats and fatty fish; avoid high fat foods like creams and nut butters

•   Avoid sugar and sweetened products. Replace sugar with stevia; avoid neurotoxins like MSG.

•   Avoid carageenan-containing products since this can irritate the GI tract

•   Avoid any known food allergies.

•   Avoid all foods that cause diarrhea like high fiber, stringy vegetables and beans; also avoid corn which is hard to                digest

•   Avoid eating whole seeds and nuts

•   Eat 5-9 servings fresh, organic fruits and vegetables; add PaleoGreens™ and PaleoReds™ to favorite beverages

•   Avoid sodas and carbonated drinks

Supplement Recommendations:

ImmunoMod-A™ 2 capsules 2 times per day
Tegricel® Colostrum 2 capsules with each meal, 6 per day

Probiotic Synergy™ Probiospheres 1 sphere per day with breakfast

or FloraMyces™  1-2 capsules per day

GI-Revive™ powder 1 tsp twice per day
OmegAvail™ Synergy 2 softgels with each meal, 6 per day

Optional, for support: Aloe/200x™ 1 capsule

L-Glutamine powder Add 1 Tbsp to GI-Revive™

The above protocol is designed as a general approach for dealing with the most common issues involved in Crohn’s and colitis.  If you do not see results after several weeks you should contact us for a personal evaluation.  The above recommended supplements can be acquired by clicking here.