The Whole-Food Guide to Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Strategies and Recipes for Eating Well With IBS, Indigestion, and Other Digestive Disorders

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New Harbinger Publications, Jul 1, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 208 pages
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If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you know all too well that its symptoms sometimes rule your life. While medication may temporarily alleviate IBS, diet and lifestyle changes target the root of the problem and can help you feel like yourself again. In The Whole-Food Guide to Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome, nutrition consultant and former digestive disorder sufferer Laura Knoff reveals powerful, natural strategies for relieving symptoms right away and offers a collection of easy and nutritious recipes to help you end your struggle with IBS once and for all.

This guide includes tips and advice on:

•What to eat and what to avoid to prevent IBS symptoms
•Herbs and vitamins for improving digestion naturally
•Self-assessing your IBS through an elimination diet
•Lifestyle changes, exercise, and stress management
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
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3
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Chapter 5
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Chapter 8
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Laura J. Knoff, NC, has been studying nutrition and biochemistry since 1975 and earned her nutrition consultant, nutrition educator, diet counselor, and nutrition instructor certificates from Bauman College in Penngrove, CA. She was a senior research associate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for eight years. She is now a registered professional member of the National Association of Nutritional Professionals and is board certified in holistic nutrition by that organization. She healed her own digestive disorders using whole foods, relaxation, and moderate exercise. Since 2000, she has taught prospective nutrition consultants at Bauman College in Berkeley, CA, and has a private practice at the Labrys Healthcare Circle in Oakland, CA.

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