The Digestive Health Solution takes you on a journey of scientific discovery towards personalized, effective natural solutions for optimal digestive health.
Stomach cramps, pain, bloating, gas, diarrhoea and constipation â?? collectively called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) â?? affect 1 in 4 people. People can suffer tremendously from these symptoms, which often are not simply a digestive issue but also related to severe fatigue, muscle pain, headaches, depression and anxiety.
Remarkably, IBS symptoms are still considered an enigma with no known cause; but in fact extensive research has uncovered numerous ways to resolve them and enhance digestive health. This book explores the mindâ??body connection, food intolerances, gluten sensitivity, dietary changes and key issues in the digestive system and provides practical ways to transform your digestive health.
It looks at research on popular natural medicines, sifting fact from fiction, and uncovering evidence-based, safe treatments that can enhance your digestion and improve, or even eliminate, symptoms fast. Using a personalized approach you can then follow an easy five-step plan for quick symptom relief, improve your health from the inside out and enjoy better digestive health, for life.
This new edition includes updated information on gut bacteria and parasites, the FODMAP diet, additives and preservatives, and a diet summary table.
About the Author
Benjamin Brown is a naturopath, science writer and speaker. He is a lecturer and on the advisory boards at the UK College of Nutrition and Health (BCNH) and guest lectures at various educational institutions and in university settings. Ben regularly speaks at major conferences and delivers continuing professional development courses on integrative medicine. Throughout his career Ben has had extensive clinical experience, maintaining a private practice in Australia and in London, England.
He has also worked in natural product research and development for a number of leading global companies and currently serves as Technical Director at Viridian Nutrition. He sits on the advisory boards of integrative medical clinics and corporate wellness services. And as an established science writer, Ben frequently contributes editorials, articles and research to integrative medicine publications and peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Ben’s tertiary qualifications are in naturopathic medicine, a distinct profession of primary health care that integrates conventional clinical medicine and diagnostics with functional pathology and a broad range of natural therapies including therapeutic lifestyle change, mind–body therapies, nutritional and herbal medicines.
"The book is written in a clear and simple format and offers a lot of information and advice regarding to IBS. It is an essential guide for anyone wanting to improve the health of their digestive system."
Part 1: Understanding digestive troubles
The digestive illness epidemic
Do you have IBS?
What's going on in your gut?
Part 2: How to achieve great gut health
Banish bad bugs and balance your bacteria
Boost your digestion for better health
Clear constipation and reboot your system
Uncover secret problem foods
Put your bacteria on a low-carbohydrate diet
Rewire the nerves of your gut-brain axis
Reset your digestive clock
Get on a digestive fitness program
Part 3: The Five Steps to Great Gut Health
The five-step plan for digestive health
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st April 2017
Publisher: Exisle Publishing eBooks
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 2