Eczema is a painful, itchy and incredibly uncomfortable condition for sufferers. The bad news is it’s on the rise. Babies are developing skin inflammation soon after birth. Toddlers with severe itchy skin and uncontrollable scratching are drawing blood. And teenagers and adults ashamed of their skin are wearing long-sleeved shirts in summer. Eczema is a unique skin disorder with many of the standard health foods that are good for the skin actually increasing the itch in eczema sufferers. Current medications can also have undesirable side effects.
Nutritionist, skin expert and a mother-of-two, Karen Fischer is known as the ‘last hope’ for eczema patients who have tried every therapy and cream to no avail. Inspired initially by her success in treating her own daughter’s eczema, for the last ten years Karen has treated eczema patients of all ages, including newborn babies. Now, in this second edition of her bestselling book, Karen brings you the results of her years of research and shares her tried-and-tested solutions for this heart-breaking condition.
This comprehensive guide for eczema sufferers of any age includes:
Skin care and non-diet information
How to prevent chemical sensitivities
Dandruff and cradle cap treatments
A fast-track detox for adults
Menus for all ages, including lunch boxes and party food delicious recipes, and handy shopping lists.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 151 mm | 288 Pages |
Karen Fischer is a nutritionist and a member of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS). She has a Bachelor of Health Science Degree and a nutrition diploma. In 2008, Karen’s bestselling book The Healthy Skin Diet won ‘Best Health, Nutrition or Specific Diet Book’ at the prestigious Australian Food Media Awards. For more than a decade, Karen has used the Eczema Diet in her private practice to help her patients, of all ages, become eczema-free.
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New Zealand Women’s Weekly, June 25 2014 “Eczema is a common skin disorder, with between 10 to 25 per cent of Kiwis experiencing it. Nutritionist and author Karen Fischer’s bestselling book The Eczema Diet- 2nd edition (Exisle Publishing, $34.99) features tried and true advice to help you become eczema-free, and includes emergency itch-busters, diet advice, recipes and much more. The Weekly caught up with Karen to discover her top tips to help beat eczema.”Read full article here