Gastrointestinal Health: A Self-help Nutritional Program to Prevent, Cure, Or Alleviate Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcers, Heartburn, Gas, Constipation, and Many Other Digestive Disorders

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HarperPerennial, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 293 pages
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Here is a self-help book that will help readers find fast relief from a wide range of GI disorders. Based on the latest research and his own clinical experience, Dr. Peikin prescribes a healthy diet high in fiber and low in fat, spices, lactose, and caffeine.l He provides a detailed list of "flag foods" to avoid in the case of specific problems and shows readers how to use exercise, over-the-counter drugs, and stress management to complement the program.

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Heartburn, ulcers. One in three Americans has "some sort of digestive problem". After the common cold, GI are the biggest cause of employee absenteeism in the US. Doctor Peikin's self-help nutritional ... Read full review

Gastrointestinal health: a self-help nutritional program to prevent, cure, or alleviate irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, heartburn, gas, constipation, and many other digestive disorders

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Peikin, director of Gastrointestinal Nutrition at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, states in his introduction that more than 80 million Americans, many between the ages of 25 and 40, suffer from ... Read full review

Contents

How the GI Tract Works
15
What Your Symptoms Mean
21
Is Your GI Disorder Psychosomatic?
30
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About the author (1992)

Dr. Steven R Peikin is professor specializing in gastroenterology and nutrition at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in Camden, NJ. He is a consultant to many companies on the subject of weight control and a member of NutriSystems's advisory board.

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