Natural Solutions for Digestive Health

Natural Solutions for Digestive Health

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Overview


Based on the latest medical and nutritional research, Natural Solutions for Digestive Health provides anyone suffering from chronic or intermittent gut disorders the relief they seek. It covers everything from low-grade irritations such as bloating, gas, constipation, and lactose intolerance to more serious conditions such as ulcerative colitis, acid reflux, gallstones, diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. A special section focuses on pediatric digestive problems, and there's expert nutritional and dietary advice plus recipes to help ensure digestive health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454910312
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 718,501
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author



Dr. Jillian Sarno Teta, ND is currently the President of the North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NCANP). She received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University, where she completed specialty shifts in environmental medicine, women's health, and adjunctive cancer care, and was able to shadow well-known physicians who are experts in their respective fields. She practices at the Naturopathic Health Clinic of North Carolina in Winston-Salem and writes for several publications, including Natural Triad, Forsyth Woman, Pain Pathways, OnFitness, Dr.Oz Online, the Gluten Intolerance Group National Letter, and others. Jillian also lectures extensively both locally and nationally.
 
Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, real-food writer, award-winning educator and chef, is The Clean Food Coach™-designer of “Clean Cuisine”—an innovative approach to preparing faster, tastier meals from seasonal whole foods (thecleanfoodcoach.com). She is the author and coauthor of seven books featuring healthy eating. Her recipes and clean food perspectives have been showcased in over 100 media outlets, including Consumer Reports, Clean Eating, Self, Better Nutrition, Parenting, Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, Martha Stewart Living, NPR, and NBC News. She lives in Portsmouth, RI.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iv

Foreword vii

Introduction viii

Section I The basics of normal digestion and what can go wrong

1 The process of digestion 2

2 Roles of the digestive system 5

3 The digestive players 15

Section II Modern nutrition and the downfall of digestion

4 Nutrition and digestive health 35

5 The environment, stress, and digestive health 44

6 Medications and digestive health 52

Section III The Gut Restoration Program

7 What to expect 60

8 Getting started on the Gut Restoration Program 72

9 The meal plan and recipes 96

10 Ending the program 171

Section IV Conditions

11 Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) 176

12 Constipation 185

13 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 195

14 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) 207

15 Dysbiosis 216

16 Helicobacter pylori and gastric ulcer/gastritis 222

17 Candida 227

18 Asthma 232

19 Arthritis 237

20 Metabolic damage/weight loss resistance 243

21 Celiac disease 249

Section V Gastrointestinal health for kids

22 The developing gastrointestinal system and gut restoration 259

23 Common Childhood Conditions 266

27 Building a healthy digestive system 281

Glossary 288

Sources 290

Resources 302

About the Authors 305

Index 306

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