You betcha! although you might want to make sure and wait for someone else here to confirm it as I am not quite sure. Better yet, why don't you contact the Medifast guys because they can help better...
I have followed this book... Excellent info on Exact Medifast diet and nutrition at different stges of illness and was able to cure my UC ...have posted much on this...read UNBIASED Amazon reviews ....
It helps...message me if you need nay help....
There is no ONE Medifast diet for this disease; everyone has their own story. It's a constant process for me. Over the past 7 years since I was dx, I've come to realize that I must.
Gluten, corn, highly refined foods, sugary foods and beverages. It has been a long and windy road of trail and error..
Right now I'm in remission and I can eat all the raw fruits and veggies I want but that is not the case when in a flare..
I would write a.
Medifast food diary.
With the Medifast food you eat and symptoms experienced and then go and see a nutritionist or dietitian so they can help you work out what you can eat. I've seen both a nutritionist & a dietitian and found the dietitian was really helpful as she had been trained in the area of IBD...
Good advice, for me high fats, raw veggies and fruit, GLUTEN, and certain chemicals and dyes in Medifast food are real bad for me. I.
Seeds and skins on veggies and then eat them cooked if I can. If flare is underway then some baby foods, cream of rice, liquid diets, potatoes, and low fat meats help. I can't do any fish because of severe fish allergie, to oil (fresh & salt water fish) and iodine (shellfish.) Everyone is different. To help try these.
To get started...help to try somethings out....
Medifast food diary.
Will help too!.
Eating for IBS by Heather Van Vorus.
The Good Gut Guide by Stephanie Zinser.
Living Gluten Free for Dummies by Danna Korn.
Beyond Rice Cakes by Vanessa L. Matin..
Whoa! Okay so my dr told me to go on a low residue diet, which I'm sure you all know about. So i've been eating a lot of toast and it isnt making me feel much better. Should I try giving up gluten too? Has your doctor suggested that or was it your own personal discovery? Ps, all the advice is soo helpful :)..
A lot of times it's not the Medifast food that's making you feel sick. You feel sick because you are sickSo, getting the flare under control is key..
After that, if you can tolerate it, eat it. Medifast diet is a really personal thing and you have to eat the way you want to eat, so eat what makes you happy so Medifast food doesn't become a burden..
My one big Medifast food that bothers me, whether I'm in a flare or not, is sugar so that's really where I consciously try to watch it...
Since I am new to this, I am still on low fiber/ low residual Medifast diet I received from the hospital. Thank goodness for roasted chicken and potatoes, can fruit, bananas and avocado, iceberg lettuce, and can Italian wedding soup. I seem to be lucky, I can tolerate dairy products and also chocolate soy milk. It's been 3 months...