Crohn's and Colitis Diet Guide: Includes 150 Recipes

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Dietary strategies and delicious recipes that help manage inflammatory bowel disease.

Good nutrition is a top priority for people living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and also for their families and friends. There is often a fear of trying new foods, as well as other concerns. Is a current diet appropriate? Can the usual foods purchased at the grocery store still be part of the daily diet?

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Overview

Dietary strategies and delicious recipes that help manage inflammatory bowel disease.

Good nutrition is a top priority for people living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and also for their families and friends. There is often a fear of trying new foods, as well as other concerns. Is a current diet appropriate? Can the usual foods purchased at the grocery store still be part of the daily diet?

Crohn's and Colitis Diet Guide addresses these concerns and more. The authors explain how nutrition plays a central role in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and discuss the importance of maintaining general health during times of disease activity and periods of remission. They also show how a person's nutritional status affects immunity, wound-healing and other physiological processes. Reliable, well-researched dietary advice combined with 150 outstanding recipes provides a crucial resource for those managing IBD.

Although good nutrition does not cure IBD, and although — with certain exceptions — nutritional therapy does not always control disease flares, good nutrition is important for health maintenance, symptom management and well-being.

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Editorial Reviews

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada - Cathy Alberda
A valuable resource to dietitians and other health professionals who care for patients with IBD.
Reader Views - Irene Watson
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract. Colitis is also inflammation but is inflammation of the large intestine. Both can be debilitating and very painful. One effective way of treatment is through diet. The authors, experts in gastrointestinal issues at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada, offer patients and families ways to cope with the dreaded disease in Crohn's and Colitis Diet Guide. Their explanation and diagrams are thorough and well researched. As well, the information is presented in lay terms so that anyone can understand it. The recipes include gentle ingredients as well as explanations why a specific ingredient is used. For example, the recipe for Turkey Apple Meatloaf calls for oat bran. The reason it is used is because oat bran's "gelling" properties help to form loose stool. Because of this desirable effect, many low-residue diets include oats and oat products despite the increased fiber content. Each recipe also comes with a nutrient table covering calories, fat, fiber, protein and carbohydrates. I believe that Crohn's and Colitis Diet Guide would be well worth having by anyone that is stricken with these diseases or for anyone that has to cook for a victim. The recipes are simple and the ingredients could be found in any pantry or local grocery store. But, more so the authors' information is an added resource for those already with some knowledge.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778801856
  • Publisher: Rose, Robert Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/20/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 283,078
  • Product dimensions: 7.03 (w) x 10.05 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

A. Hillary Steinhart, MD. MSc. FRCP(C), author of the companion volume Crohn's and Colitis: Understanding and Managing IBD, is head of the combined division of gastroenterology for Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network in Toronto. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Julie Cepo, RD, is the inpatient clinical dietitian for the gastrointestinal program at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital. Her work involves IBD patients and their families, and she specializes in nutrition support as well as therapeutic diet education.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2008

    Comprehensive

    I liked the approach of the book. They can not 'tell' you what causes colitis. However, they do make dietary suggestions and there are some very good recipes. Nice combination of text book info and a cook book.

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