About Paleo-Jo

Greetings. I’m Jo, a food fan with IBD, from London. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 13 years ago (much to the dismay of my 19 year old self, innocently exploring the delights of new found freedom and alcohol at University). It has taken me on a medical journey, and I have taken myself on a…

Rio 2016 – not the trip I imagined

In August 2016, I went to Rio for the Olympic Games; a trip I had been planning and looking forward to for no less than four years. As a sports fanatic and Londoner, when the Games came to my town in 2012 it was easily the best two weeks of my life, and I promised…

IBD and Diet: Can we do anything?

It is fairly well known that there is limited research out there to suggest that what you eat can be the cause, or indeed the cure, of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Yet, we all know about the importance of a healthy diet, and for a long term disease that manifests in the digestive system, it seems…