The Complete Fibromyalgia Health, Diet Guide & Cookbook

The Complete Fibromyalgia Health, Diet Guide & Cookbook

Includes Practical Wellness Solutions & 100 Delicious Recipes

Book - 2013
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According to the 2010 Canadian Community Health Survey there are 450,000 people in Canada who have fibromyalgia. In the United States, there are an estimated 5 million adults.

This book, written by leading experts in fibromyalgia, gives common sense tools that will help fibromyalgia patients help themselves on to a road to improvement and perhaps recovery. There are few books on fibromyalgia that provide a program for recovery and a cache of antifibromyalgia foods and recipes as successfully as this book. It uses The SEEDS of health approach (Support, Environment, Exercise/Pacing, Diet/Drugs, Sleep) and has shown significant success rates in patients.

The goal of this book is to help patients improve their ability to function and their quality of life. The treatment approach is centered around rebuilding: helping to decrease pain, control inflammation, improve sleep, improve cognitive function (reduce brain fog) and improve energy levels. The book is also a source of support for family and friends.

Part 1 : Understanding Fibromyalgia
Causes, patient profile, symptoms, assessment tools, diagnosis Part 2 : Managing Fibromyalgia
SEEDS of health program, medications, complementary and alternative medicines, dietary therapy and strategies Part 3 : Fibromyalgia Diet Program
Step-by-step plan including shopping lists, shortcuts for meal preparation & meal schedules Part 4 : 125 Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks.

This outstanding fibromyalgia resource provides the necessary hope, support and resources for a condition that is often misunderstood or left undiagnosed and untreated for many years.

Publisher: Toronto : Robert Rose, c2013.
ISBN: 9780778804536
0778804534
Characteristics: 288 p. :,ill.
Additional Contributors: Bested, Alison C. 1953-

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