April 28, 2010
Health Tip: Foods to Avoid If You Have Ulcerative Colitis
Foods that can aggravate the condition
(HealthDay News) -- Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that can cause the large intestine to swell.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says certain foods can aggravate the condition, including:
- Dairy foods.
- Foods that are high in fiber, including vegetables and fruits.
- Drinks that are carbonated.
- Foods and drinks that contain caffeine.
- Alcoholic beverages.