Digestive Wellness: Strengthen the Immune System and Prevent Disease Through Healthy Digestion, Fifth Edition

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2019-12-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Forewordby Mark Hyman, MD




PART 1: Fundamentals

CHAPTER 1      Changingthe Way You Feel: When in Doubt, Begin in the Gut

CHAPTER 2      A VoyageThrough the Digestive System


PART 2: The DIGIN Model and the 5Rs

CHAPTER 3      Digestion/Absorption:Replace and Repair

CHAPTER 4      IntestinalPermeability/Leaky Membranes

CHAPTER 5      TheGI Microbiome: Our Symbiotic Relationship

CHAPTER 6      TheGI Microbiome: Prebiotics & Probiotics Naturally from Food and Supplements

CHAPTER 7      TheGI Microbiome: Dysbiosis, a Good Neighborhood Gone Bad

CHAPTER 8      Firein the Gut: Immune and Inflammation

CHAPTER 9      FoodReactions: Food Sensitivities, Intolerances, and Allergies

CHAPTER 10    TheEnteric Nervous System: The Second Brain

Chapter 11      FunctionalMedicine Testing & Questionnaires


PART 3: Coming Back into Balance

CHAPTER 12    Wellnessas a Lifestyle

CHAPTER 13    FoodIs Your Best Medicine

CHAPTER 14    TherapeuticDiets for Gut Healing

CHAPTER 15    RestorativeFoods for Healing

CHAPTER 16    BalancingStress on all Levels

CHAPTER 17    Cleansingand Detoxification


PART 5: Natural Therapies forCommon Digestive Problems

CHAPTER 18 The Mouth: Bad Breath/Halitosis,Cheilosis, Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease, Nutrients and Teeth, MouthUlcers/Canker Sores, Thrush, Tongue Problems & Burning Tongue

CHAPTER 19 The Esophagus and Stomach:Barrett’s, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, & Gastroparesis

CHAPTER 20 The Liver: Fatty Liver Disease,Hepatitis, Cirrhosis

CHAPTER 21 The Pancreas: PancreaticInsufficiency, Pancreatitis, and Diabetes

CHAPTER 22 The Gallbladder: Gallstones andCholecystectomy

CHAPTER 23 The Small Intestine:Flatulence/Gas, Celiac Disease, & Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

CHAPTER 24 The Colon or Large Intestine:Constipation, Diarrhea, Diverticular Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, InflammatoryBowel Disease, & Hemorrhoids


PART 6: Natural Therapies for theDiverse Consequences of Faulty Digestion

CHAPTER 25    Arthritisand other Connective Tissue Disorders:Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Ankylosingspondylitis, Scleroderma, and Sjögren's Syndrome

CHAPTER 26    AutoimmuneDiseases Overview

CHAPTER 27    Behcet’s Disease

CHAPTER 28    Cardiometabolic Health: Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, andthe GI Connection

CHAPTER 29    Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

CHAPTER 30    Fibromyalgia

CHAPTER 31    Migraine Headaches

CHAPTER 32    Mental Health: Schizophrenia, Depression, & Anxiety

CHAPTER 33    Osteoporosis: The GI Connection

CHAPTER 34    Skin Health: Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea





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