IBS—Free at Last!
IBS—Free at Last! was Patsy Catsos' trailblazing book. First published in 2009, it introduced IBS sufferers and health care providers alike to the power of FODMAP elimination diets for managing IBS. The second edition was published in 2012, and ceased publication on December 11, 2016. It is still available on the secondary market (used book sales). A new and revised edition of the book will be published under a new title in the spring of 2017.
IBS should not make you skip a beat—get your groove back! Tired of missing the fun because of your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Confused about what to eat? Think you’re the only one who feels miserable while eating healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, beans, and yogurt? You are not alone. IBS affects up to 15% of teens and adults. If you could get your groove back in just a few weeks by trying a new kind of diet, would you do it? High-fiber diets for IBS are old school. It's time you learned about FODMAPs! IBS—Free at Last! has the latest on how foods you eat can cause your IBS symptoms. Registered dietitian Patsy Catsos spells out a diet program to help you find your FODMAP food triggers. Thousands of readers of the first edition of IBS—Free at Last! were the first to benefit. Now it’s your turn. Ms. Catsos translates the science of FODMAPs into practical information. This book contains your game plan for the FODMAP Elimination Diet, including menus, shopping lists, label reading tips, lists of low- and high-FODMAP foods, and a few recipes to help you get started! The new edition includes over 50 pages of new material: updates based on the latest research; more on coping with FODMAP intolerance and how to enjoy your favorite foods again; answers to over 100 of the best reader questions. IBS—Free at Last! Second Edition answers that all-important question: "What foods CAN I eat for my IBS?"