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06-10-2010, 05:36 AM   #1
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Crohns and fruit/veg juice

can any of you drink veg juice (carrot juice, beet juice etc)? I'm relatively new to Crohn's and trying to work out what I can and can't have.
06-10-2010, 09:50 AM   #2
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I can drink store bought juice usually with no problems. We bought a juicer thinking it would help me be able to get more fruits and veggies into my system. Well the first glass I drank gave me stomach pains and diarrhea within minutes. I think it was a case of too much too soon. I haven't got the courage to try again, but when I do, I will be watering it down or drinking a smaller amount.
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07-05-2010, 06:00 PM   #3
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I have made fresh juices in the past. Usually fairly small glasses though. I think that really big glasses might give diarrhea to someone without Crohn's. You also might want to limit the fresh "green" juices as well as beets since these tend to stimulate the colon.
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