Chron's Disease, Dietary Patterns

Year Published: 2019

Journal

Nutrients

Authors

Sandefur K, Kahleova H, Desmond AN, Elfrink E, Barnard ND

Methods

In this case study, a young adult male who was recently diagnosed with Crohn's Disease was examined after failing to improve on standard medical therapy. He was switched to a whole foods, plant-based diet.

Key Findings

After 40 days on this dietary plan, the patient showed no clinical signs of Crohn's Disease. In fact, his colonoscopy showed reversal of Crohn's Disease.