The Complete Weight-Loss Surgery Guide & Diet Program
by Sue Ekserci, RD, with Dr. Laz Klein, MD. Robert Rose, Inc., 2011.
If you are considering bariatric surgery, this guide offers information that will help you choose the procedure best for you. Includes information on obesity-related problems, as well as 150 nutritious recipes.
Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know
by Fred Saibil, MD. Firefly Books, Ltd., 2011.
Addressing a disease that affects thousands, the author provides information on why people get IBD. Also covered are the hygiene hypothesis, genetic data, probiotics, surgical options, and the effects of diet.
The DASH Diet Action Plan
by Marla Heller, MS, RD. Grand Central Life & Style, 2011.
A guide for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol without medication. Dealing with restaurant selections, special occasions and travel days are covered as well. Meal plans and recipes included.
Eating Hints Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment: Support for People with Cancer
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012.
A book for patients undergoing cancer treatment, as well as for those who care about them. It includes nutrition information, how to handle eating problems, how feelings affect appetite, and a list of foods and drinks that are easy on the stomach.
The Essential IBS Book: Understanding and Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Functional Dyspepsia
by Dr. Alvin Newman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG. Robert Rose, Inc., 2011.
The potential causes of these conditions are explained by the author, a leading gastroenterologist. He presents therapeutic goals for patients, as well as coping strategies.
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