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Since the early 1970s there has been considerable debate over the role of nutritional support in the treatment of patients with acute inflammatory bowel disease. The role of enteral feeding as a primary therapeutic option in patients with acute Crohn's disease remains controversial. This article reviews the role of nutritional support both as an adjunct to standard medical therapy and as a primary therapeutic option.