Nutritionist

Can Corn Adversely Affect Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis?

Is Corn an Issue for Crohn’s Disease or Colitis?

Murray and J. Pizzorna agree with several studies which analyzed the pre-illness diet of patients with Crohn’s disease and have found that people who develop Crohn’s disease habitually eat more refined sugar and less raw fruit and vegetables and dietary fibre than healthy people.

It was also noted that Crohn’s disease patients had eaten corn flakes more frequently than control groups. Although other researchers could not confirm this particular conclusion, corn flakes are high in refined carbohydrates and are originated from a typical allergen, corn.

Unfortunately, the conventional texts have overlooked the role of food allergy, a very important factor associated with Crohn’s disease. In fact, food allergies may be a component in many intestinal disorders. Food allergies can also emanate as a result of malabsorption syndrome, which occurs whenever there is damage to the surface layer of the intestinal tract. This impairment results in poor digestion causing large food particles to cross the gut wall into the bloodstream, consequently food allergies develop.

Medications and surgery have had limited success with Crohn’s disease coupled with their toxicity. Understanding the natural course of Crohn’s disease is an important factor in order to affect a reversal or healing process. It is commonly believed that standard medical care of Crohn’s disease often interferes with the normal efforts of the body to restore health.

How can you improve or resolve your Crohn`s disease or Ulcerative Colitis?

Early detection will help in many cases, but lifestyle changes, particularly the diet will produce the quickest reversal and healing of intestinal aliments. Dr. Honda has a Ph.D. in Holistic Health Sciences. Her educational background includes 10 years of nutritional study and more. Her nutrition diploma, her bachelor’s degree, her master’s degree and her doctorate all focused on nutrition and the lifetime body of work of Dr. Bernard Jensen the pre-eminent clinical nutritionist of the 20th century.

Her knowledge of food and how it affects the body, but more importantly how it affects diseases is in rare company. Plus Dr. Honda did her Doctorate on the major gastrointestinal disorders of Crohn’s, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and diverticulitis, so she is an expert of experts on these disorders. These conditions are largely diet related, and Dr. Honda has excellent results with her patients with these disorders.

If you are not local to the clinic, Dr. Honda can conduct telephone appointments with you very easily. So if you have a phone, you can now successfully improve your Crohn’s or colitis.

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