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Kelly Madrone: My Battle With Crohn’s – How Going Plant-Based Gave Me My Life Back

At age 12, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease—an autoimmune disease that affects the digestive system and that, at the time, almost no one had heard of. I had emergency … Continue reading

December 1, 2018 · 3 Comments

Video: Preventing Ulcerative Colitis with Diet

Dr. Michael Greger explains new research in treating and preventing ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and other inflammatory bowel diseases. [Note from the editor: I have suffered from ulcerative colitis most … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Video: Preventing Crohn’s Disease with Diet

Crohn’s disease is a common autoimmune disorder in which the body’s own defenses attack the intestinal walls, creating painful ulcers. Crohn’s is also closely associated with colon cancer. Although no … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

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