The IBD Nutrition Book

The IBD Nutrition Book

by Jan K. Greenwood, Greenwood


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The IBD Nutrition Book by Jan K. Greenwood, Greenwood

The recipe for improving the quality of your life with IBD… What you eat can make a big difference in how well you live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Since poor-nutrition, and even malnutrition, is common among people afflicted with the disease, it’s essential that IBD sufferers eat a well-balanced diet. If you’re confused by the often conflicting information about what you should and shouldn’t eat, it’s time to finally get the facts. Guiding you through the maze of diet and nutrition, this comprehensive nutritional primer gives you the practical knowledge necessary to make wise food choices-in addition to over 75 delicious recipes and valuable techniques for incorporating nutritious foods into your diet. In this important guide, you’ll find out:

  • Why people suffering from IBD need good nutrition. Learn the function of essential nutrients in the body and the reasons for malabsorption of nutrients in IBD sufferers.
  • How to make it easy to eat a balanced diet. Discover over 75 easy and appetizing recipes, tables listing food sources of key nutrients, ideas on food preparation, and tips for retaining the optimum nutrition. There’s also a section on vitamin/mineral and other types of commercial supplements.
  • If you are a candidate for a high fiber, restricted lactose, or other type of modified diet, learn the symptoms and situations that may apply to you. Sample menus show you how to adjust your diet and maintain a balanced nutritional intake.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471546306
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/01/1992
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

JAN K. GREENWOOD, R.D.N., C.N.S.D., is a Clinical Dietician/ Nutritionist at Vancouver General Hospital, British Columbia. She is a winner of the 1990 Ross Award for her outstanding contribution to clinical dietetics.

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