How to Track Your Nutrient Intake

A guide to tracking nutrients

One of the things I do from time to time is to audit my diet to see if I’m getting in enough nutrients from the food I eat.  It was especially important for me to do this while I was in a Crohn’s flare, but it also came in handy after my ostomy surgery.

In this post, I’ll explain how to do this.

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Facing the Fear of Food

FEAR of food

Food.  I enjoy it now, but I was tormented for years by the pain that eating or even smelling foods caused me. These fears meant that I’d often skip meals or stopped eating partway through a meal, and ultimately lead to a very weak, underweight and anemic me.

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