Solutions for

Digestive Disorders

Preface to the book, Digestive Disorders

I have a history of a digestive tract disorder from food allergic disease. For several years I knew that common staple foods injured me, sometimes in serious ways. I recall a slow development of digestive tract symptoms over many years. I eventually developed dermatitis herpetiformis which confirmed the association of my illnesses with immune responses to dietary gluten. As a result of my own experiences, I changed my medical practice, learned immunology, nutrition and skills of patient management that are required to guide patients toward major changes in diet and lifestyle.

 I can develop digestive tract disturbances any day I like. I just have to eat foods that I really enjoy eating, such as bread or pasta with cheese sauce. When my digestive tract malfunctions, I develop inflammatory activity in other parts of my body. Fortunately, I have the knowledge and self-discipline to maintain normal digestive tract function most days. I would hope to influence some of the 100 million people in Canada and the USA with digestive tract disorders to change their diets and regain comfort and health.

The readers of this book will be intelligent, well motivated people who are empowered to make their own decisions and treat their own illnesses with diet revision. I have emphasized knowledge of specific digestive tract disease such as Celiac and Crohn’s disease and provide the essential information needed to self-manage these diseases effectively.

At the same time, I want the long suffering reader who does not have a specific diagnosis to feel welcome and included in the discussions of digestive tract function, dysfunction and repair.


  • This website features topics from the book, Digestive Disorders by Stephen Gislason MD The book discusses food-related digestive tracts diseases. The book discusses common disorders such as food allergy, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea, foodborne infection and motility disorders. Nutritional concerns with digestive disease are discussed and case histories illustrate problems and their solution. The solution is found in the Alpha Nutrition Program, a standard method of diet revision. There are many conditions that improve with diet revision. Elemental nutrient formulas are recommended for serious digestive disease.
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  • Digestive Disorders RescueHelp in understanding and managing the most common digestive tract disorders: Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, constipation, diarrhea and abdominal pain. The starter pack includes one 500 gram jar of Alpha ENF, the Alpha Nutrition Program, and the book Food & Digestive Disorders.

  • Three steps to solving a digestive problem
  • 1 You stop ingesting the problem foods and beverages.
  • 2 You eat safe foods and pure nutrients until you clear symptoms.
  • 3 Reintroduce more of the best, nourishing, low-risk foods
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