Diet and nutrition

Diet and Nutrition

Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) means paying special attention to what you eat. Maintaining good nutrition can be a balancing act. Learn how to stay on the right track.

New Meal Planning Tool

Our Gut Friendly Recipes tool helps reduce stress around meal choice and cooking. It includes over 500 dietitian approved recipes, 7-day meal plans, and much more…It’s also free!

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As a member, you’ll have a sustained impact on research and patient programs AND be part of a community that’s passionate about finding cures for IBD.

MyIBD Learning Education Programs

Throughout 2024, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is hosting virtual, in-person, and on demand MyIBD Learning education programs. Each program is created for patients and caregivers of all ages—wherever they are in their patient journey.

Clinical Trials Community

Many people with IBD are unaware that clinical trials are an option. Through clinical trials, researchers find new ways to improve treatments and quality of life. Visit our Clinical Trials Community to learn more.

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Making an Impact

Research

$500 million

OUR FUNDING HAS PLAYED A ROLE IN NEARLY EVERY MAJOR RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH

PATIENT SATISFACTION

85%

PATIENTS WHO SAY WE HAVE POSITIVELY AFFECTED THEIR IBD JOURNEY

Mission

80 cents

AMOUNT OF EVERY DOLLAR WE SPEND THAT GOES TO RESEARCH, PATIENT EDUCATION, AND SUPPORT

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We bring together the largest community of IBD patients in the country, and we engage them in the fight against Crohn’s & colitis. Patients are involved in setting our research priorities, contributing data and biosamples to accelerate research, helping design our educational efforts alongside our scientific advisors, and advocating for key public policy issues to legislators.

Michael Osso, President & CEO, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization focused on both research and patient support for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with the mission of curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life for the millions of Americans living with IBD. The Foundation’s work is dramatically accelerating the research process, while also providing extensive educational and support resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public.