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The IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook, Book Review

The IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook by Patsy Catsos

The Proven Low-FODMAP Plan for Eating Well and Feeling Great

About the Book: From the leading expert in FODMAPs and IBS, this is the complete guide and cookbook for overcoming IBS by discovering your dietary triggers and building a personalized, doable, and fulfilling diet around nutritious, delicious foods that let you finally feel your best.

Patsy Catsos, MS, RDN, LD, pioneered the use of the low-FODMAP diet to find your unique FODMAP fingerprint when she self-published IBS–Free at Last!, ushering in a new era of treating IBS through diet instead of medication. Written for at-home use, her book quickly established itself among doctors and other specialists as an invaluable tool for anyone suffering from IBS, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, SIBO, and gluten sensitivity.

This new, definitive edition offers the theory along with a program that walks you through eliminating FODMAPs (difficult-to-digest carbohydrates found in a variety of otherwise healthy foods) and adding them back one by one–the most usable, thorough program available. And its 56 delicious recipes, 24 full-color photos, and comprehensive guides to high- and low-FODMAP foods make this the bible of the low-FODMAP lifestyle. Here is your plan for eating well while finally feeling great.

My Thoughts: I previously hadn’t heard of the IBS elimination diet but as you probably know I’ve very much into food and have gotten more into eating health. When I requested this book for review from the publisher I originally thought it would be a traditional cookbook (like The Book of Greens, Book Review ) but realized as soon as I began to look through it it was mostly a guide book with a few recipes. This book really is for someone looking to do a full time IBS elimination diet not someone just looking to add a few meals that follow the rules to their weekly meal plan.

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