CDED Patient Resources

Diet-Specific Informational Sources

Websites, Support Groups, and Books dedicated to Nutritional Therapy

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Websites

Modulife

Nestle-sponsored support website for CDED

Modulife Highlights:
Modulife: Patients: Patient portal for support from Nestle Modulife. Login from clinician required for access to most areas.
Modulife: Health Care Providers: Health care professional portal for support from Nestle Modulife. Login required for access to most areas.

Nutrition 4 IBD

Excerpt From Website: Nutrition Advice for the IBD Community: Medically curated information on how to live your best life with inflammatory bowel disease through diet and better understanding of your treatment options.

Nutrition 4 IBD Highlights:
Symptom Diary: Instructions for and an example of a Symptom Diary for tracking IBD symptoms
Food Log: Instructions for keeping a food log with examples.
The Combined Approach for IBD Treatment: Treatment of IBD via a combined approach: nutrition, emotional support, medications, and surgery.
Top 5 Tricks for Managing Nutrition During a Flare: How to use nutrition to manage a flare

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Support Groups

Internet support groups are meant to provide support for lifestyle changes involved with adopting a therapeutic diet. They are not intended for medical advice. Never alter your medical management plan without discussing with your medical team.

CDED (Crohn's disease exclusion diet) recipes

Recipes for Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet

Recipes Galore!

Find recipes that are compliant with many therapeutic diets. Note that while some sources focus on specific diets, because of similarities among therapeutic diets, often such recipes can be used for multiple diets. Some sources provide generally healthy diets ideal for those with dietary restrictions but are not guaranteed to be compatible with any specific diet. Be sure to understand the rules of your diet and double check all recipes for compliance.

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Cookbooks

Some cookbooks target specific therapeutic diets and others are more general, focusing on recipes that often work for those with dietary restrictions. Because of the similarities between diets, cookbooks targeting one diet often contain recipes that work for others. We recommend visiting your local library if possible before purchase. We do not participate in any affiliate programs and do not benefit financially from any purchases.

Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple
Danielle Walker

Excerpt from Product Marketing: With recipes that make cooking for the grain-free family both easy and enjoyable, Meals Made Simple answers the age-old question: “What’s for dinner?” Danielle Walker takes the guesswork out of meal planning with eight weeks’ worth of dinner ideas, complete with full shopping lists and recipes for using up leftovers. Whether we’re moms, students, or business owners, at the end of the day we all want fresh, home-cooked meals that are easy to prepare. And we want lots of variety.

Websites | Support Groups | Cookbooks | Recipes on the Web | Presentations |

Recipes on the Web

Some sites and blogs target specific therapeutic diets and others are more general, focusing on recipes that often work for those with dietary restrictions. Because of the similarities between diets, sites targeting one diet often contain recipes that work for others or that can be easily adapted.

Against All Grain Blog
Danielle Walker

Excerpt from Product Marketing: A self-trained chef, Danielle is the new face of grain-free and gluten-free cooking, tempting foodies of all stripes with her innovative, accessible recipes for delicious, vibrant Paleo food. Paying homage to the dishes she loved from her pre-Paleo life, she has ingeniously recreated all of her favorites without grains, gluten or dairy. Omitting grains, gluten, dairy, and refined sugar doesn't correlate with omitting taste in these recipes. Easy-to-follow instructions are complemented by mouthwatering photos that seem to burst off the page with flavor. Danielle's recipes are sure to leave you feeling satisfied and exhilarated, rather than deprived.

Comfy Belly Blog
Erica Kerwien

Excerpt from Product Marketing: You’ll find recipes for digestive health and clean eating. My recipes are some combination of grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-fee, sugar-free, and low-sugar and low-carb.

Learn More: Presentations by Experts and Other Resources

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Presentations

Listen to the Experts Share their Wisdom.

Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet: A Novel Dietary Therapy for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Crohn's Disease
Arie Levine, MD
Prof. Arie Levine, MD - Full Video on Crohn's Disease
Arie Levine, MD

Interview with Arie Levine, MD. Dietary discussion begins at 31 minutes.

Exclusive Enteral Nutrition and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)
Dale Young Lee, MD, MSCE

Dr. Dale Lee, Director of the Seattle Children's Celiac Program, discusses Exclusive Enteral Nutrition and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) at Seattle Children's. NTforIBD comment: Even though the title of the presentation refers to SCD and EEN, Dr Lee also discusses the Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet (CDED), the Semi-Vegetarian Diet (SVD), and CD-TREAT, along with homemade EEN smoothies. In the Q&A at the end, he discusses different ways to transition from EEN to a therapeutic diet.

Can Nutritional Therapy be Used on a Practical Basis for Maintenance?
Robert N. Baldassano, MD

In this video, Dr. Robert N. Baldassano presents: "Can Nutritional Therapy be Used on a Practical Basis for Maintenance?"

First CDED Expert Training Day

What do leading IBD experts say about the Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet (CDED)? Learn more from the experts behind the diet and the clinical trials in the video from the first "CDED Expert" training day that took place in Copenhagen, March 2019.


Nutritional Therapy for IBD

Improving the Care of Patients with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis through Diet