The Low-FODMAP Diet for Beginners: A 7-Day Plan to Beat Bloat and Soothe Your Gut With Recipes for Fast IBS Relief, by Mollie Tunitsky with Gabriela Gardner, RDN-AP, LD, CNSC, Rockridge Press, 2017, 170 pages, $13.
This book was inspired by author Mollie Tunitsky’s journey on the FODMAP diet. Working with a dietitian, Tunitsky noticed a huge change in her gastrointestinal issues. “My life changed forever when I started the FODMAP diet,” she says, “and so I decided to write this book to help others in their journey to finding IBS relief in just 7 days! I wish I had a book like this when I first started the diet and I know it will be a lot of help for you in your quest to find relief from IBS and tummy issues!”
When you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), planning your day around your stomach can be frustrating and embarrassing. Tunitsky’s own struggles with IBS led her to implement and ultimately find relief with a low-FODMAP diet. Determined to share her life-changing success with others, Tunitsky presents an easy-to-follow meal plan for fast relief from pain and bloating in The Low-FODMAP Diet for Beginners. Designed for anyone new to the low-FODMAP diet, this comprehensive book equips you with everything you need to try this increasingly popular eating plan for yourself.
The Low-FODMAP Diet for Beginners includes an introduction to the low-FODMAP diet and its effects on the body. And the 7-Day Low-FODMAP Meal Plan contains shopping lists, a symptom tracker, and tips.
The book has more than 75 recipes, such as Banana Pancakes, Vegetable Frittata, Grilled Bok Choy, Creamy Pumpkin Pasta, Vegetable Fried Rice, Baked Coconut Shrimp, Chicken Piccata, Classic Turkey Burgers, Flourless Chocolate Cake with Berry Sauce, and much more. Helpful notes indicate dairy-free, one-pot, quick-prep, vegetarian, and vegan dishes.