Author: Dr Sue Shepherd
Publisher: Random House
The original, clinically proven plan from the creators of the world-renowned FODMAP Diet This clear, accessible guide to the FODMAP elimination diet is the only medically proven programme to treat IBS. Based on extensive clinical research, The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet will show anyone suffering from IBS, coeliac disease, lactose intolerance and related conditions how to relieve symptoms through simple changes to the food they eat. FODMAPS (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols) are poorly absorbed short-chain sugars that the body finds difficult to digest. They act as 'fast food' for gut bacteria, leading to imbalances in gut flora, bloating and discomfort. This book reveals how to identify and avoid foods that are likely to cause symptoms and gives delicious, healthy alternatives to include in their place. Full of essential information, 80 fabulous recipes, beautiful photography, meal plans and suggestions for eating out and special occasions, The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet marks a turning point in the treatment of IBS and will help sufferers relieve their symptoms and feel well again.