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Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory condition that usually affects the final part of the small intestine and the beginning section of the large intestine. It often causes bloody stools and mal-absorption problems. The most common symptoms include chronic diarrhea with abdominal pain, fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and a sense of fullness in the abdomen. The cause of Crohn’s is not fully understood. The management of this condition requires a trained clinical nutritionist or medical practitioner, as individual food sensitivities may play a role in aggravating the condition.
Additional Supplement Considerations:
L-Glutamine (500 mg per day)- L-Glutamine is the primary nutrient for energy production with intestinal cells and is needed for energy and repair of damaged intestinal lining cells
Vitamin D (2000-5000 IU per day)- Additional vitamin D may help to improve modulation of immune cells in Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune conditions