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Living with Crohn’s disease can be challenging, but technology may be able to help. We looked for the best tools to help you manage symptoms, monitor stress levels, track nutrition, find nearby bathrooms, and much more. Between their solid content, reliability, and enthusiastic reviews, the year’s best apps can help you stay well from one day to the next.

iPhone: 4.6 stars

Android: 4.2 stars

Price: $3.99

This diet tracker app lets you enter all your food, beverages, and medications along with activities like exercise and environmental factors like temperature, so that you can see how different aspects of your life contribute to your symptoms. The app lets you export your data as a PDF or CSV spreadsheet, and you can keep diaries for multiple people.

iPhone: 4.7 stars

Android: 4.8 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Cara Care helps you nail down the details around your bowel health so you can better manage it. Track your symptoms, bowel movements, and food and dietary intake. You can even get in touch with a dietitian through the app at any time for low-FODMAP tips that will help you maximize the health of your diet and gut.

iPhone: 4.2 stars

Android: 4.1 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

The low-FODMAP diet can be a little intimidating, even for those who have followed the diet for months and years. This app lets you access a huge database of FODMAP-friendly foods to make shopping and cooking easier. The premium version of the app also gives you a detailed breakdown of the FODMAP contents of these foods and lets you log your personal experiences with different foods to see what works best for you. You can also see the experiences of others who have tried different foods.

iPhone: 4.7 stars

Android: 4.6 stars

Price: Free

This app was designed by someone with IBS who discovered the low-FODMAP diet to help with his symptoms. It’s meant to simplify the FODMAP diet to its most basic elements, by collecting over 600 FODMAP-friendly foods in one place. The database shows you the full FODMAP content of each food, and allows you to search by foods and categories and then rate foods by how your body responded to them.

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