Crohn’s Disease and The Paleo Diet

July 31, 2014

Crohn's Disease and The Paleo DietCrohn’s Disease and The Paleo Diet Excerpt

Indeed, inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease) patients usually do very well with The Paleo Diet, as nutrients are one of the main environmental triggers of this condition. Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disease where the immune system mounts an attack against its own tissues – in this case the cells lining the intestine.

For an autoimmune disease to occur we need a genetic predisposition and an environmental trigger. The genetic predisposition depends on genes coding for the Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) system. One of the environmental triggers may be nutrition, besides infections, geography (vitamin D deficiency), physical trauma or vaccination. Read more…


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  1. It’s important that people are taught about the crohn’s disease as it can really affect someones lifestyle. It’s good that you are allowing people to choose the way the live even with the disease. Keep up the good work.

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