A cookbook dedicated to easy, delicious, everyday recipes for the many sufferers of IBS and other digestive disorders, by a New York Times bestselling author and former Bon Appétit contributing editor
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 25- 45 million people in the United States alone. Developed in 2005, the low- FODMAP diet-which helps eliminate specific short-chain carbohydrates (FODMAP) found in common foods, which contribute to painful IBS symptoms-is the go-to lifestyle treatment for IBS and related conditions.
The Low FODMAP Diet Step by Step offers an overview of the diet; a basic plan for eliminating troublesome foods; advice on how to stock your pantry; and 135 recipes covering the basics: breakfast, snacks, dinners, baked goods, and more. With sound, up-to-date medical advice and delicious recipes for meals that will satisfy the whole family, whether they are following the diet or not, The Low FODMAP Diet Step by Step offers real-life, holistic solutions to a painful condition.
About the Author
Kate Scarlata, RDN, LDN is a New York Times bestselling coauthor of 21 Day Tummy Diet and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Well with IBS and Real Food for Real People. A digestive health specialized registered dietitian with over 25 years working in the nutrition field, Kate earned her Bachelor of Science from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed her postgraduate dietetic internship at Harvard Medical School's affiliate, Brigham and Women's Hospital. She is a research collaborator with the FODMAP pioneers at Monash University in Australia.
Dede Wilson has been a recipe developer for 30 years, has worked as a television and radio host, and has written 14 cookbooks. A contributing editor to Bon Appetit from 1999 to 2014, Dede was featured as on-air talent in over 100 national television appearances for herself and Bon Appetit on all major networks: TODAY Show, CBS Early Show, Dr. Oz, The View, and more. She also represented Bon Appetit on HSN, sold her own books on QVC, and hosted two of her own nationally syndicated public television series sponsored by KitchenAid.
"A must-read for persons seeking diet-based solutions for their gut complaints. This book is practical, easy to understand and provides a wellspring of emotional and medical inspiration."
--William D. Chey, MD, Nostrant Professor of Gastroenterology & Nutrition Sciences, Division of Gastroenterology, Michigan Medicine
"Low-FODMAP eating is a proven remedy to many suffering with chronic digestive problems, but it can be a daunting road to navigate without the right help. Enter the dream-team, Kate and Dede, top notch professionals who guide you through, step-by-step, with a clear, doable plan and excellent recipes, so you can heal and stay healthy while enjoying delicious food all along the way."
--Ellie Krieger, MS, RD
"These two experts have spun fresh, whole ingredients into culinary gold, with their all low-FODMAP recipes designed specifically for those who suffer with a sensitive gut. Let the love affair begin with homemade soups, fresh and wholesome salads and delectable baked goods. Enjoy the freedom from your IBS symptoms in this ground-breaking book, The Low-FODMAP Diet Step by Step."
--Suvir Saran, executive chef, cookbook author, and farmer
"Provid[es] easy, delicious recipes for every meal, with specific food reintegration tips. Beautifully illustrated throughout and offering thoroughly 'kitchen cook friendly' recipes that are as palate pleasing as they are appetite satisfying, The Low-FODMAP Diet Step by Step is very highly recommended for family and community library cookbook collections."
--Midwest Book Review
"A great resource with many beautiful and mouth-watering recipes...An excellent resource for dieticians."--Today's Dietician
"You can trust expert dietitian Kate Scarlata for accurate information, valuable insights, and practical tips about FODMAPs. The book makes the diet easy to follow--and the delicious recipes developed by D d Wilson help you put it into practice."
--Patsy Catsos, MS, RS, LD, author of The IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook