The Elimination Diet: Discover the Foods That Are Making You Sick and Tired--and Feel Better Fast

The Elimination Diet: Discover the Foods That Are Making You Sick and Tired--and Feel Better Fast

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455581887
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 530,509
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Alissa Segersten is a cooking instructor and author of the food blog, nourishingmeals.com. Tom Malterre, MS, CN, is a certified nutritionist. He coaches physicians and other health care practitioners on using Functional Medicine principals in their clinical practices, and travels the U.S. and Canada lecturing on the biochemical interactions within the body and their relationship to diet.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction xv

Part I Why the Elimination Diet Works

1 Food Is the Most Powerful Tool for Changing Your Life 3

2 The Glorious Gut 29

3 The Foods Behind Your Symptoms 48

4 The Effect of Environmental Chemicals 70

Part II Preparing for the Elimination Diet

5 10 Steps and 10 Supplements to Support You 93

6 The Elimination Kitchen 114

Part III Heal Yourself with the Elimination Diet

7 Phase 1: Detox-Days 1 and 2 127

8 Phase 2: Elimination-Days 3 to 14 141

9 Phase 3: Reintroduction-Days 15 and On

10 Frequently Asked Questions and Special Considerations 179

11 Recipes 189

Fresh Smoothies and Juices 190

Breakfast 198

Soups and Stews 206

Breads, Muffins, and Tortillas 222

Salads and Vegetables 229

Whole Grains 246

Main Meals 252

Dips, Condiments, Sauces, and Dressings 271

Snacks and Desserts 280

Beverages 289

Kitchen Essentials 295

Resources 303

References 307

Index 319

About the Authors 331

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