The IBD Healing Plan and Recipe Book: Using Whole Foods to Relieve Crohn's Disease and Colitis

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You are what you eat - especially if you have IBD. After surviving a severe case of Crohn's disease, Christie Korth found her way to health and wellness through the power of nutrition. In this book she lays out a holistic approach to dealing with IBD that can help those with the condition lead a healthy, pain-free life. Writing with insight and humor, telling her own story and stories of others who have found relief with her approach, Christie offers readers detailed nutritional information and the emotional ...

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Overview

You are what you eat - especially if you have IBD. After surviving a severe case of Crohn's disease, Christie Korth found her way to health and wellness through the power of nutrition. In this book she lays out a holistic approach to dealing with IBD that can help those with the condition lead a healthy, pain-free life. Writing with insight and humor, telling her own story and stories of others who have found relief with her approach, Christie offers readers detailed nutritional information and the emotional support that is key for achieving digestive health.

Heal the inflammation in your gut caused by food intolerances - for good!

In addition to vital information on digestive wellness, this book contains 99 delicious recipes suitable for those with IBD. The recipes range from beverages to vegetables, salads to desserts - and most are free of the eight most common allergens that trigger IBD. All the information is presented in a practical and interactive way, including:

lists of "flare-up friendly foods"

sample menus, ideas for lunches "on the go"

quizzes for tracking your own food habits

shopping substitution cards

As Christie Korth writes, "I am living, walking, breathing proof that you can ditch this disease in its tracks and live your days symptom free. I have one question for you: Are you ready?"

Some tasty recipes

Strawberry Cranberry Smoothie Almond Butter and Jelly Breakfast Pizza Grilled Salmon with Honey Ginger Sauce Kiwi Avocado Salad Un-French Onion Soup

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Certified holistic health practitioner and Crohn's disease survivor Korth seeks to provide readers with holistic alternatives to manage inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) so they can better live a productive life. After Korth introduces her own experience with Crohn's and her approach to IBD, she discusses the disease itself and common Western treatment methods such as medications and surgery. Then she moves on to different holistic approaches. Food intolerance, inflammatory and anti-inflammatory foods that affect IBD, and supplements are also covered. Korth offers examples and anecdotes about patients she treated by modifying their diet to relieve their symptoms; to empower her readers, she incorporates quizzes, worksheets, and grocery shopping cards of substitutions for eight of the most common allergens. The book also includes a "Recipe Corner," which gives suggestions for everything from beverages to desserts. Korth lists cited references and resources (mostly of IBD-related food websites) at the book's end. VERDICT For those seeking an overview of IBD, take a look at John Hunter's Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Essential Guide to Controlling Crohn's Disease, Colitis and Other IBDs. Korth's book is recommended for readers looking for a recipe-heavy discussion of IBD.—Rebecca Raszewski, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago Lib.
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"The IBD Healing Plan and Recipe Book is an indispensable reference for anyone suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or any number of other digestive disorders that require adjustments to diet in order to avoid severe digestive distress. Author Christie Korth provides a detailed analysis of the various aspects of managing digestive disorders as well as a full spectrum of tempting recipes. The recipe section is easy to access, with edge-highlighting to differentiate those pages from the expository and reference matter.

Most compelling are the author’s anecdotes about her own battle with, and eventual victory over, her IBD. This book should be on the shelf of every person who suffers with, or who lives with someone who suffers with, IBD."
- Editormum, Library Thing Reviewer

"I went into this book with pretty low expectations — I expected the same advice my doctor has been giving me for years. This book blew past my expectations, and has completely changed the way I eat. Korth speaks with a voice of experience that the reader can relate to; she is not just a medical professional spouting advice, she is someone who has lived through Crohn's and understands what it is like. The author gives detailed explanations of different ways to treat IBD with whole foods, and backs them up with dozens of recipes in the back of the book. Although this book is geared at readers with the most severe forms of IBD, I found it extremely helpful as a moderate IBS sufferer.
- Collsers, Library Thing Reviewer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897936125
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 386,534
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Christie Korth is a Crohn's disease survivor, author, certified health coach and holistic nutritionist who found her way to health and wellness after nearly succumbing to a severe case of Crohn’s disease. After harnessing the power of nutrition and gaining her health back, she then went on to be the founder and director of Happy & Healthy Wellness Counseling based just outside of NYC. She studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Columbia University and the Clayton College of Natural Health and is a certified holistic health practitioner with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Christie is the Corporate Nutritionist for Brain Balance Achievement Centers, where she designs the nutrition protocol for franchises across the country. Christie is a nutrition expert for Dr. Oz’s Sharecare.com and frequently contributes nutrition articles to Long Island Parent Magazine. Christie lives in New York with her son, her husband, and her cat.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

My Story 1

My Approach 5

My Mission 6

1 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 101 7

Stephanie's Story 8

The IBD Family 11

Who Gets IBD? 13

The Science Behind IBD 14

Common Treatment Methods Used in Western Medicine 15

Why a Holistic Approach? 17

Working on Your Primary Health Puzzle Pieces to Manage IBD 18

The American Lifestyle and a Holistic Approach to Disease 19

How Can Blue Zones Teach You about Holistic Health? 22

IBD Medications and Nutritional Deficiencies 26

How to Adopt a Holistic Lifestyle: Making Positive Changes 28

Take a Stand-Change Your Digestion! 29

Food for Thought 34

2 Food Intolerance and Inflammatory Bowel Disease 36

Frank's Story 37

Food Intolerance and IBD 38

Understanding Your Immune System 39

Food Addiction, Leaky Gut Syndrome, and IgG Reactions 44

Common Sensitivities 46

The Top Eight Allergens 46

Food Intolerance and Proteins 46

The Science Behind IBD and Food Intolerance 50

Testing Methods for Food Intolerance 56

The Food Diary 56

The Digestion Diary 57

The Food-Elimination Diet 63

The Reintroduction Diet 65

The Rotation Diet 69

Grocery Shopping Cards 71

3 Now That I Know I Have IBD, Which Foods Can Affect Me? 81

Steve's Story 81

Food Politics 83

Back to Nature: Organics 101 86

Sugar and IBD 90

Caffeine Consumption and IBD 97

Tips for Kicking the Caffeine Habit 99

4 Soothing Foods for the Intestines 100

Michael's Story 100

Anti-Inflammatory Foods 101

Fruits and Vegetables 102

Whole Grains 106

Essential Fatty Acids 107

IBD and the Vegetarian/Vegan Diet 108

Put It All Together 111

Healthy Anti-Inflammatory Lunch Ideas for Those on the Go 113

5 Establishing a Supplement Regime for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 115

Daphne's Story 115

Supplements for a Special Digestive System 117

Nature's Painkillers 126

6 Essential IBD Resources 129

Tiffany's Story 129

Eating for Your Blood Type 130

Your Menu Planner 133

Sample Allergen-Free Menu 135

Mindful Eating 136

To Sum It Up 140

7 The Recipe Corner 143

Erick's Story 143

A Note Regarding the Nutritional Information in the Recipes 144

A Note Regarding Organic Foods 144

A Note Regarding Healthy Fish, Meat, and Poultry 145

Breakfast 146

Smoothies and Beverages 163

Appetizers and Snack Foods 175

Soups 183

Beans 187

Meat and Poultry 191

Fish 203

Grains and Pasta 208

Vegetables 216

Salads 227

Snacks and Desserts 233

Dressings, Sauces, and Dips 248

Notes 256

Resources 263

Index 267

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