Restoring Your Digestive Health: How the Guts and Glory Program Can Transform Your Life

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Kensington Books, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 380 pages
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Outlines a plan for treating and reversing such digestive disorders as Crohn's diseas, IBS, gluten and lactose intolerance, yeast infections, and more, recounting the author's own near-fatal experience with Crohn's disease and how he recovered by learning about his body's natural biology. Original.
 

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This book was really good.. the only draw back is he says carbs are not needed at all which in my research is not true. If you do not blanace your carbs with protien it can cause kindey problems or ... Read full review

Contents

A Patient and a Doctor
3
The Patient Meets the Doctor
24
Joseph Brasco
25
Getting Back to Your Roots
33
What Causes Gastrointestinal Disease?
43
Conventional Drug Treatments for GI Disorders
46
The Primitive Diet
61
How Healthy Were Primitive Humans?
62
Clay
194
Colon Cleansers
195
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
196
Essential Fatty Acids
197
Fiber Products
199
Glutamine
200
Green Foods
201
Herbs
203

Why the Primitive Diet Is So Nutritious
67
Carbohydrates
71
Proteins
79
Fats
81
Dairy Products
88
Fiber
92
Condiments
94
Enzymes
96
Fermented Vegetables and Fruits
98
Stocks Broths and Gelatin
99
The Primitive Lifestyle
103
Mental Health
104
Chewing Slowly
105
Proper Bowel Alignment
106
Sleeping Habits
107
Short Fasts
108
Proper Breathing
109
Hydrotherapies
110
Light
111
Air Quality
112
Water Quality
113
Electromagnetic Influences
114
Chemicals
115
The Jungle in Your Gut
117
The Bacteria and Microbes in Your Gut
118
Enemies of Intestinal Flora
119
A Look at the Friendly Bacteria
121
Getting More Probiotics in Your Diet
123
The Gastrointestinal Tract the Immune System and Leaky Gut Syndrome
130
Beyond Probiotics
132
A Plethora of Problematic Programs
141
More Problematic Programs
164
Troublesome Tests and Tenuous Techniques
171
Biological Terrain Assessment
172
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
173
Contact Reflex Analysis
174
Electrodermal Screening
175
Enzyme Potentiated Desensitization
176
Food Allergy Tests
177
Hair Mineral Analysis
180
Iridology and Sclerology
181
Live Blood Cell Analysis
182
Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique
183
Organic Acid Urine Testing
184
Standard Blood Work
185
A Summary of SubPar Supplements
187
Aloe Vera
190
Antioxidants
191
Bee Products
192
Butyrate
193
Hydrochloric Acid
204
MSM
205
Peptide Products
206
Probiotics
207
Protein Powders
208
Structured Water Products
209
Vitamins and Minerals
210
GUTS AND GLORY THE PRACTICE
213
The Guts and Glory Program
215
Now Is the Best Time
216
A Sample Patients Story
217
Rest and Repair
218
Reinoculation of the Gut
224
Optimal Digestive Health
231
Handling a FlareUp
248
Foods Essential to Healing
250
Protocols
257
Lifestyle Therapies
258
Candidiasis
260
Celiac Disease
265
Chronic Constipation
268
Crohns Disease
271
Diarrhea Chronic and Acute
274
Diverticular Disease
277
Food Allergies and Food Intolerances
281
Food Poisoning
285
Gastritis
286
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
289
Hemorrhoids
293
Indigestion
295
Intestinal Gas and Bloating
298
Intestinal Parasites
301
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
304
Lactose Intolerance
308
Microscopic Colitis
311
Nausea and Vomiting
314
Nonulcerative Dyspepsia
316
Ulcerative Colitis
319
Ulcers Peptic and Duodenal
322
Recipes
327
Brasco Broth
328
Brasco Butter
329
Creamy HighEnzyme Dessert
330
Synergy Smoothie
331
Lactic Acid Wine
332
RESOURCES
333
FOR MORE INFORMATION
353
REFERENCES
355
INDEX
365
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Jordan S. Rubin is the founder and chairman of the Garden of Life wellness company. The author of numerous health books, including Patient Heal Thyself, Restoring Your Digestive Health, and the New York Times best seller The Makers Diet, he has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, Fox and Friends, Inside Edition, USA Today, and Newsweek. He lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, with his wife, Nicki, and family.

Brasco is on staff at a gastroenterology practice.

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