Anyone who suffers from one of the mysterious chronic diseases collectively described as a "bad gut" knows that proper nutrition is a key factor in good health - but not at all easy to manage. For such a person, eating the wrong thing at the wrong time can trigger weeks of pain, fatigue, loss of function, and embarrassment. With the aid of research nutritionist James Scala, the 2 million people afflicted with digestive disorders can learn to help themselves to relief. He shows how to use proper diet and stress control to head off attacks before they start, offering advice not just on what to eat, but, more important, what not to eat. On addition, he explains the special nutritional needs of these people and how to meet them without risking aggravation of the condition.