Our expert says:
Ulcerative colitis can be a rather unpleasant condition that needs to be monitored by your friend's dr (preferably a gastroenterologist) and a clinical dietitian. Advise your friend to visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.absa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will have to work out an individual diet prescription for your friend that take her condition, the phase it is in (during flare-ups the diet needs to be changed considerably), any medications she may be taking, and her food preferences into account. This is not something I can do for her over the Internet. Do a Search on the Health24 site with 'Ulcerative colitis' to read more about this condition.
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