Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, consults widely on IBS, Crohn's disease, and colitis, and she understands their relationship to food and chemical allergies, infection, autoimmune disease, and stress. L. Christine Wheeler, MA, is an author, freelance writer, and a Certified EFT Practitioner. Dean and Wheeler are the authors of IBS For Dummies.
Introduction. Part I: You Are What You Eat: Food and IBS. Chapter 1: IBS, Food, and You. Chapter 2: Finding Your Intestinal Triggers. Chapter 3: Transitioning to an IBS-Friendly Diet. Chapter 4: Stocking Your Kitchen to Support Your Diet. Chapter 5: When Symptoms Strike: Soothing Your Gut on Difficult Days. Part II: Eating For Your Intestinal Health. Chapter 6: Beginning Your Day with Breakfast (Without the Consequences). Chapter 7: Satisfying the Munchies and Your Stomach: Snacks and Appetizers. Chapter 8: Drinks for Any Time of Day or Night. Chapter 9: Settling Your Stomach with Stellar Soups. Chapter 10: Serving Up Stomach-Safe Salads. Chapter 11: Marvelous Main Dishes that Won't Torment Your Gut. Chapter 12: Siding with Side Dishes. Chapter 13: Diving Into Worry-Free Desserts. Part III: Simple Solutions for Specific Situations. Chapter 14: Eating On the Go. Chapter 15: Making Mealtime Easier for Kids with IBS. Chapter 16: Finding Safe Dishes When You're Dining Out. Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Making Foods Friendlier to Your Tummy. Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Keep Yeast in Check. Chapter 19: Ten Tempting Trigger Foods You May Want to Avoid. Chapter 20: Ten Strategies for Avoiding Common Eating Traps. Part V: Appendixes. Appendix A: Metric Conversion Guide. Appendix B: Sensible Trigger Food Substitutes. Appendix C: Soluble and Insoluble Fiber Charts. Appendix D: Surprising Sources of Major Triggers. Index.