Diet is very important in managing Crohn’s Disease. Research shows that what you eat plays an extremley important role in your response to medications and in the overall course of Crohn’s Disease. The SCD (specific carbohydrate diet) is a diet that is lactose free, grain free, and gluten free. It also includes many other components such as avoiding processed food. When patients adhere to the SCD, they see remarkable improvements in their overall energy, their disease severity, and their response to treatment.