“Diet Intervention for Crohn's Disease Patient”
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a low-fat, high fiber diet (LFD) containing a minimal proportion of fat to improve gastrointestinal symptoms, quality of life and signs of inflammation in blood and stool.
Behavioral - Diet Counseling
Standard of care diet counseling provided at clinic visit 1.
Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks LFD catered meals. Meals will have approximately 20% calories from fat, a goal ratio close to 1:1 omega-6/omega-3 fatty acids, and approximately 25-35 grams of fiber per day.
Behavioral - Dyadic Psychological Support (DPS)
The dyadic psychosocial support (DPS) intervention will be provided for a total of 12 weeks. The 12-week DPS intervention consists of eight sessions (main sessions) and two booster sessions. The intervention will incorporate psychoeducational components that combine didactic and behavioral regulatory procedures to promote healthy diet behavior for self-determined reasons.
A Holistic Diet Intervention for People With Crohn's Disease