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 É?" collectively called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) É?" 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 mindÉ?"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.
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.
"One of the biggest issues in the world today is poor gut health - it's at the root of just about every chronic health condition. The talented Ben Brown has taken the reader through the trenches of the digestive terrain in a way that is multi-faceted, personalized, and most of all, solves the problem! A must read for all." - Deanna Minich, PhD, functional nutritionist, author, and founder of Food & Spirit
"The Digestive Health Solution is an outstanding synthesis of cutting edge research, a timely book that stands apart from the hype and pop nutritional fads. Ben Brown has established himself as a trusted authority, a researcher and clinician dedicated to sound nutritional pproaches in complex cases. Ben captures the reader immediately with raw honesty as he describes his own experiences; he then proceeds to expertly navigate difficult discussions in a beautifully written, crystal clear manner - a reader-friendly resource, providing guidance that matters." - Alan C. Logan, ND, co-Author, Your Brain on Nature
"The Digestive Health Solution offers a proven, practical, step-by-step approach to understanding, controlling and reversing Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Ben Brown has combined all the best natural approaches into a logical, easy-to-follow program." - Leo Galland, MD, F.A.C.P., F.A.C.N., Author of The Fat Resistance Diet, Director of The Foundation for Integrated Medicine
"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.” - In The Good Books