Probiotics and Nutritional Supplements

Learn from an expert gastroenterologist about what probiotic and prebiotics are, the safety and therapeutic effects of probiotics, and the use of nutritional supplements such as vitamin D and fibre for the management of Crohn’s or colitis.


  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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