Book review : A Teen’s Guide to Gut Health: The Low-FODMAP Way to Tame IBS, Crohn’s, Colitis, and Other Digestive Disorders


The author is a nutrition counselor and writer, who has contributed to several publications. In this book, she provides an informative and practical guide to teen health that recognises the prevalence of poor gut health in many adolescents. The book is aimed at the teen themselves, providing sensible advice that would also be of value to parents. 

Chapters include:

  • Getting to know your gut
  • But what should I eat?
  • The Low-Fodmap plan
  • Balancing bellybugs
  • Go low, go delicious

Meltzer-Warren explains the gut-food connection and outlines how the Low-Fodmap diet works, along with providing information about other diets such as the Paleo Diet and Grain-Free Diet.She also provides a handy guide to appropriate snacks, meals, and eating out, as well as exercises and brain-based interventions. 

This guide would be of great value to anyone coping with gut problems or supporting others with these issues.

Author: R. Meltzer-Warren MS, RDN
Publisher: The Experiment Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-61519-354-7

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