In Get to Know Your Gut, Joan Sauers and Joanna McMillan-Price take a candid, often hilarious look at the inner workings of our gut, explaining to readers why their stomachs act the way they do and how they can avoid many "uncomfortable" situations. This indispensable book breaks down the bathroom door on previously taboo subjects, from bad breath to flatulence and every other digestive function in between, and offers straight answers to those awkward questions we all want to ask but just don't have the nervesuch as, Why do I need to go to the bathroom when I get scared? Why do I get constipated when I travel? What color should my poo be? What makes my breath smell bad?and much more. Illustrated with useful, easy-to-understand diagrams and filled with lists of what to do and what not to do for a wide variety of tummy troubles, Get to Know Your Gut will help readers understand how their gastrointestinal system works and what they can do to help it run more smoothly and work better.
About the Author
Joan Sauers, previously a scriptwriter and editor for Fox Studios and Zoetrope Studios in Hollywood, now writes television and film screenplays and lectures at film schools in London, Paris, and Berlin in screenwriting. The author of six nonfiction books, Sauers lives with her daughter in Sydney, Australia.
Joanna McMillan-Price, BSC, is a consultant nutritionist to Slimming magazine and coauthor of The Low GI Smart Carb Diet. McMillam-Price lectures on nutrition in Australia and the UK and teaches group fitness classes in her "spare" time. She lives with her husband in Sydney.