How to Cook for Crohn's and Colitis: More Than 200 Healthy, Delicious Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

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Cumberland House, 2007 - Cooking - 224 pages
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How to Cook for Crohn's and Colitis is a cookbook for anyone who suffers from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, not to be confused with irritable bowel syndrome) or cooks for someone who has the disease. While there is no known cure for Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, their symptoms can be controlled in part by following the dietary guidelines of the American Dietetic Association.

Brenda Roscher provides sound nutritional advice and outlines the unique dietary needs of people with IBD, showing how to incorporate this information to make healthy choices about which foods to eat.

How to Cook for Crohn's and Colitis also contains informative sidebars on such topics as:

  • Tips on Dining Out
  • Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods
  • How to Read a Nutrition Label
  • Kneading Bread Dough
  • and Tips on Skimming Fat from Broth.
  • It also contains a reading list for anyone who wants to learn more about IBD and nutrition, plus a comprehensive index.

The recipes are organized into the following categories:

  • Appetizers
  • Chili?chowders?soups
  • Salads and salad dressings
  • Sandwiches
  • Breads savory and sweet
  • Beef and pork
  • Poultry
  • Fish and seafood
  • Pasta and sauces
  • Side dishes
  • Condiments
  • And sweets

The recipes in How to Cook for Crohn's and Colitis are designed for the home cook, with easy-to-understand directions and ingredients found in local grocery stores. Because they are simple, many of the recipes can be prepared quickly, which makes them convenient for busy cooks. Finally, the recipes are designed with families in mind, to create meals that everyone can enjoy.

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How to Cook for Crohn's and Colitis: More Than 200 Healthy, Delicious Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

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Roscher, with over 25 years as a cook and restaurant manager, experienced a potentially deadly flare-up of Crohn's disease in 2001. The result of her subsequent research into both Crohn's and colitis ... Read full review

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Not to be disrespectful but this author is a complete liar. Her recipes call for things that will send a person with Crohns Disease or Ulcerative Colitis straight to the hospital. I know this from expirence.
And how dare a doctor back this book up. He is basically digging an early grave for all of his patients and people who read this book.I have had Chron's for three years and not even in remission would i try her recipes. I would love to personally meet her to ask her what was she thinking as she wrote this book was it two make money or truley help people?
I cannot rate this because a zero is not a choice!!!

About the author (2007)

Brenda Roscher was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2001. A graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego and Jefferson Community College, she has worked in the restaurant industry for twenty-five years as a cook and restaurant manager. She lives near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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