Healthy Eating for IBS - At a Glance:
Accessible and up-to-date scientific and nutritional information
Over 100 recipes with calorie, fat and fibre information
In-depth analysis of how diet affects IBS
Advice on eating out, shopping and food labelling
Healthy Eating for IBS is designed to help you understand Irritable Bowel Syndrome and give you the practical know-how to limit its impact.
The first part of the book looks at the prevalence of IBS (up to 1 in 5 people in the UK are affected), its symptoms, and the effect it can have on work and social life. A range of treatments is considered including an in-depth analysis of how eating patterns, meal timing and food affect IBS. Fibre is thought to be a key issue and menu plan for low, medium and high levels of fibre are given. The book also looks at the benefits of complementary treatments such as probiotics, prebiotics and aloe vera.
The second part of Healthy Eating for IBS provides over 100 recipes - all with calorie, fat and fibre information. Recipes cover breakfasts, breads, soups, salads, starters, snacks, main courses and puddings - so you won't be short of ideas for something to eat. 'Chocolate Fridge Cake' looks especially good, as does 'Duck Breast Salad with Endive and Blood Oranges' - Enjoy!