Synopses & Reviews
Learn how you can benefit from Dr. John McDougall's noninvasive approach for healing intestinal conditions. In this book he breaks through cultural taboos with a candid, humorous look at how the digestive tract functions. Join Dr. McDougall in his office as he motivates two of his middle-aged patients to make wiser lifestyle choices in order to regain their digestive health. And learn how a low-fat, cholesterol-free, plant-based diet can prevent and cure constipation, hemorrhoids, IBS, and other chronic intestinal disorders.
Regain digestive health by following the recommendations set forth in Dr. McDougall's Digestive Tune-Up. Readers will find all the information they need in order to understand how digestion works and what foods will bring about a healthy digestive system. Dr. John McDougall is one of the country's foremost advocates for the use of diet to prevent and treat chronic illness. In his latest book he tells the story of his own battles with digestive disorders and how eating the right foods saved him from unnecessary surgery and medication. To illustrate this lifestyle program, Dr. McDougall uses a lighthearted and informative story of two fictitious patients who experience improvement in all aspects of their health by following the same plan that revolutionized McDougall's life.
This book can be an invaluable aid in regaining digestive health. The veteran author and physician gives all the information needed to understand how digestion works and what foods will bring about a healthy digestive system. The right dietary changes can prevent, treat and in some cases completely eliminate a host of digestive disorders, many of which are prevalent among the baby boomer generation.
Readers will learn in user-friendly language about acid reflux, colitis, colon polyps, ulcers, constipation, gallstones, high blood pressure, cholesterol and more. This practical information empowers individuals to make wise decisions about their diet that will benefit their health.