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The Healthy Gut Workbook: Whole-Body Healing for Heartburn, Ulcers, Constipation, IBS, Diverticulosis & More (Whole-Body Healing)by Victor S. Sierpina
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Your Guide to Complete Digestive Health
A healthy digestive system is essential for total wellness, and digestive issues that cause discomfort and pain can seriously hamper our enjoyment of life. While there's no quick fix for curing the gut, effective holistic remedies can naturally, gradually alleviate almost every kind of gastrointestinal problem.
In The Healthy Gut Workbook, you'll find a complete plan for restoring your body's delicate balance through gut-friendly meals, simple lifestyle changes, nutritional supplements, and, if needed, medications and medical procedures. You'll learn which foods to add and remove from your diet to dramatically reduce your symptoms right away, and also discover a variety of strategies for maintaining gut health. No matter what digestive problems you suffer with, the healing solutions in this workbook will help you find relief.
This book includes integrative treatment plans for:
In The Healthy Gut Workbook, readers learn an integrative, evidence-based approach to treating a wide range of digestive disorders, including heartburn, reflux, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, and diverticulosis.
About the Author
Victor Sierpina, MD, is professor of family and integrative medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX, with over thirty years of experience in integrative medicine. His professional practice, courses, and research focus on natural health approaches to disease prevention and wellness.
Preface writer Steven G. Pratt, MD, FACS, ABIHM, is a world-renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention of disease and optimization of health. He is senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA, and author of several books, including SuperFoods Rx.
Foreword writer David S. Jones, MD, is president and director of medical education at the Institute for Functional Medicine in Gig Harbor, WA. He has practiced as a family physician with emphasis in functional and integrative medicine for over thirty years.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The Healthy Gut
Chapter 1: Your Gut
Chapter 2: Food, Glorious Food!
Chapter 3: Eating Bugs and Other Gastrointestinal Delights
Chapter 4: The SuperFoods
Chapter 5: Immunity and the Gut
Chapter 6: What You Are Eating May Be Eating You
Chapter 7: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Chapter 8: Gut Feelings
Part 2: Some Things You Can Do for Your Gut
Chapter 9: Common Conditions That Make You and Your Gut Suffer
Chapter 10: Don’t Take Once a Day Forever
Chapter 11: A Comprehensive Elimination Diet and Other Delights
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