Inflammatory bowel disease, commonly known as IBD, is a broad term that refers to diseases that cause disruption and inflammation within the digestive system. The two conditions that IBD refers to are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Crohn’s disease affects mainly the tail end of the small intestine, while ulcerative colitis affects the large intestine, known as the colon.
Inflammatory bowel disease can be difficult to treat and challenging to live with, but with the right combination of lifestyle habits, comfort is possible.
Managing one’s diet is a crucial part of managing IBD. Download our free guide to what foods to eat and what foods to avoid with IBD, and visit your doctor to determine the best care plan for your IBD.