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

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

by Laura Knoff
     
 

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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

Overview

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

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The end to digestive distress begins with a thorough reading of The Whole-Food Guide to Overcoming IBS. This clear, concise, and elegant book explains the causes and remediation of gut pain and suffering in a way everyone can understand and follow. The recipe section is a delight, with easy-to-make and wonderfully nourishing dishes and meal plans. The best work on this topic to date."
—Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D., director of Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts in Berkeley, CA

"As a nutrition expert, I see clients on a regular basis who have digestive issues. I am thrilled to have Laura Knoff’s book to refer them to. It is a great resource for anyone suffering from digestive issues or wanting to improve their overall health and vitality. Laura’s style is easy to understand and, more importantly, simple to implement. Everyone would benefit by following the concepts in this book."
—JJ Virgin, Ph.D., CNS, author of Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy

"Knoff brings us a book that will help outsmart disruptive digestive discomforts once and for all. The delicious recipes provided in her book will be embraced by the entire family. I highly recommend this book for everybody who needs easy strategies and solutions for soothing the gastrointestinal tract."
—Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS, bestselling author of Fat Flush Plan and Fat Flush for Life

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608820863
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
New Harbinger Whole-Body Healing Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
568,445
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

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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