I.B.S.: Reduce Pain and Improve Digestion the Natural Way (Eat to Beat)

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HarperCollins UK, Sep 27, 2012 - Cooking - 176 pages

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is now extremely common with at least one in three adults being affected. A controlled diet is the most effective way to deal with this painful problem. A new title in the Eat to Beat series, following up on the enormous success of Eat to Beat Arthritis

Eat To Beat IBS provides recipes and advice to help with IBS and digestive pain. Written by a medical doctor (and Telegraph columnist) and and a well-known special diets cookery writer, it offers the health advice and support that IBS sufferers need, as well as providing a range of 60 good gut recipes.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is often the result of a basic food intolerance and can often flare up at times of stress. Aside from well known IBS ‘baddies’ such as caffeine, there is a range of common ‘trigger’ foods. Readers are encouraged to focus on different food ranges to help them identify their personal IBS triggers.

• All of the mainstream medical information – in an ‘easy to digest’ style.
• The low-down on the full range of effective complementary health treatments available.
• 60 good gut recipes that allow IBS sufferers control their diet, whilst still enjoying their food.


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Cover Title Page How to use this book
Part One The Facts about I B S Chapter 1 What is l B S
Causes of l B
Symptoms of l B
Diagnosing l B
Part Two 1 8 8 and Diet Chapter 5 Eat to beat l B
l B S and food intolerance
l B S and dietary fibre
Soups and starters
Fish dishes
Meat and poultry dishes
Light lunches salads and vegetarian dishes
Part Four Taking it Further
Helpful nutritional supplements

l B S and wheat
l B S and yeasts
l B S and dairy products
Part Three The Recipes
Lifestyle changes and complementary therapies
Useful addresses

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

Dr Sarah Brewer is a qualified M.D. and a respected health writer and one of the UK’s best known media doctors. She has a column in the Telegraph plus regular features in several top health & lifestyle magazines.
Michelle Berriedale-Johnson was originally a caterer, later becoming a journalist and food writer. Her interest in special diets began when her son was diagnosed dairy intolerant. She now runs her own special foods business as well as popular digestive health magazine The Inside Story. Her Everyday Wheat-Free Cookbook has been a bestseller for Grub Street.

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