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  • The benefits of a plant-based diet
  • The problem with most probiotic supplements
  • The secret to reversing Crohn’s disease

What is Crohn’s disease?

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease affecting different parts of the digestive tract, specifically the small and large intestines.

Once diagnosed, Crohn’s is usually chronic with occasional flareups and periods of remission. Symptoms of Crohn’s can range from abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea to weight loss, painful bowel movements, fatigue, and eventual malnutrition.

Although there is no certified cure for Crohn’s, certain therapies can reduce symptoms and stave off potentially fatal infections.

The plant-based solution

Yet As Crohn’s Crusader Trevor Zabar learned, Crohn’s disease is not only manageable but reversible with proper diet and lifestyle.

There are some general lifestyle habits that individuals with Crohn’s disease should follow, including proper hydration and eliminating the foods that cause flareups. Some common triggers include refined sugars and starches, sugar alcohols, lactose, caffeine, and alcohol, and foods high in saturated fat.

But according to Trevor, a plant-based diet was the real answer to his recovery. By reducing the amount of sugar, sodium, saturated fat, and protein, Trevor simultaneously fed his microbiome and allowed the inflammation to subside enough so that his gut could begin to heal.

Additionally, Trevor attributes the introduction of fermented foods, especially kefir, as the missing piece in his recovery.

A probiotic drink that has been consumed across the world for literally centuries, kefir contains the most live probiotics of any food.

“If you’re just constantly on a plant-based diet, you’re going to get better. You know, you’re gonna get better symptoms. Your skin will get better. You’ll feel better. If you take care of your nutritional requirements, like B12…you’ll feel great.”

About Trevor Zabar

Trevor Zabar is a former Cohn’s patient who underwent surgeries and many rounds of antibiotics to heal his gut, but all to no avail. After introducing nutrient-dense foods and powerful probiotics into his diet, Trevor was able to reverse his Crohn’s disease and begin to live a life symptom-free for the first time in decades.

The founder of Crohn’s Crusaders, Trevor has helped over 500 people worldwide with education and support.

His latest venture, Simply Wholistik, involves a 3-month educational program that encompasses the fundamentals of the microbiome and gut ecology, the central nervous system, and methods to release emotional and spiritual trauma.


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