Nutrition in Immune Balance (NiMBAL)

Using diet to treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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What's new in research and nutrition


Information and Tools to make dietary change easy

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What is Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Two main subtypes of IBD exist: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.


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The Specific Carbohydrate Diet®

The anti-inflammatory effects of the SCD reduce disease activity in IBD.


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Implementing SCD into your daily life

It's not about restrictions, it is about empowerment. Learn how the SCD can help transform your life.


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SCD Preparation and Recipes

With patience and appreciation for whole foods, it is possible to create delicious SCD meals.


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We now celebrate 2 1/2 years of clinical remission.


He has been off all medication and 100% on SCD for 1 month and he's doing amazing!

Lisa Zunker

I have been on and off SCD for UC for over ten years. I am ALWAYS healthier when I am on it. I am currently on SCD, and in a clinical remission.

Sue B

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet saved my life. I was ill for 8 years before I discovered the diet. Now that I have been healthy for 7 years, it's still the only thing I need to stay symptom free. I do have to be strict, but very much worth it.

A. Bryant

The specific carbohydrate diet has improved my IBD symptoms immensely. I am so relieved that I am able to run again without being limited by my indigestion. Changing my diet was a challenge, but definitely manageable.

Alex J.


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About Nutrition in Immune Balance (NiMBAL)

About Nutrition in Immune Balance (NiMBAL)

NiMBAL's mission is to help patients with IBD integrate dietary therapy into their daily lives. Our goal is to make this process easier with a standardized, step-by-step approach based upon the latest research.

David L. Suskind, MD

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