Alternative, Integrative & Functional Medicine using food

Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the digestive tract. It can be characterized by pain, discomfort upon eating, swollen and hardness or tenderness in the abdomen, chronic diarrhea with sometimes blood or fever. In a Crohn’s disease consultation, Shonali believes that the disease itself is a result of poor food habits; and the abuse of certain foods over an accumulated period of time.

Her approach is to first put you through a regimen of absorption; since most people in this condition have stopped absorbing nutrients from their food. Post which she starts building you up first by cleansing the gut, using foods and then by strengthening the gut introducing foods that will start the gut repair process. She balances the use of fiber from foods in such a way that it does not trigger the condition.

Crohn's Disease

Number of Cases



AGE 35

"I am a healthy male, however had a series of years where I ate very poorly and started having stomach issues and after a colonoscopy it was revealed that I had acquired Crohn’s disease. I knew my condition had to be managed. After going through a series of articles on the net, I chanced upon Shonali. The Macrobiotic approach was best suited for me, because she understood the nature of my ailment. It took me 4 months to recover, but her total care in helping my staff in the kitchen, advising my wife and my mother and personal involvement were the key pillars in making me recover. I am now cured and have also been taught how to live, eat and live a healthier life."