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.
The Eczema Diet (2nd Edition): Eczema-Safe Food to Stop the Itch and Prevent Eczema for Life
Nutritionist, skin expert and 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 daughter’s eczema, for the last decade Karen has treated eczema patients of all ages, including newborn babies.
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, including emergency itch-busters, how to prevent chemical sensitivities, menus for all ages and skin care and non-diet information.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 151 mm / 9 ¼ x 7 ½ Inches | 288 Pages |
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:
- Emergency itch-busters
- 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.
Kidspot, March 2018
“Keeping a food diary is a great way for the cook of the house to see what foods should be excluded from dinner and which are going to be fine.” – Click here to read the full article
LAFM (Launceston) – Big Breakfast with Fairsy, February 2018
“In her latest book, The Eczema Detox, Karen shares how eating a low-chemical diet can eliminate skin inflammation, and provide eczema suffers with some much needed relief.” – Click here to listen
ABC Hobart – Breakfast, February 2018
“Can we really solve skin problems like Eczema and Psoriasis with what we eat?” Ryk Goddard talks to Karen Fischer to find out” – Click here to listen.
Mindfood, February 2018
“We caught up with nutritionist Karen Fischer to discuss her latest book, The Read the interview below and try some of Karen’s delicious recipes for yourself.” – Click here to read the interview in full.
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Rescue, September 2014
20 tips to treating eczema, read the article by clicking here.
ABC New England – Mornings with Anna Moulder, September 2014
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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.
Prima Baby & Pregnancy, September 2014
‘… easy to follow advice suitable even for new born babies.’
Healthy and Heartwise, October 2015
“A comprehensive guide for the itchy of all ages”
Essential Baby, November 2015
“The top allergy foods to investigate – and potentially avoid – are eggs, dairy, nuts and wheat, according to Karen Fisher, nutritionist at Sydney’s Eczema Life Clinic and author of The Eczema Diet.”
Femail.com.au featured ‘contains three effective programs to suit a range of individuals from babies to adults with mild to severe skin rashes, including the following: eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, dandruff, hives (urticaria), red skin syndrome, topical steroid withdrawal, hidradenitis suppurativa, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, and more. Based on a decade of intense research and first-hand experience working with hundreds of skin disorder patients. ” –
KIDZ On The Coast, April 2018
“Based on a decade of intense research and first-hand experience working with hundreds of skin disorder patients, the Eczema Detox features: insightful questionnaires, the itchy dozen worst foods for eczema, top 12 foods for eczema, skin disorder supplements – the dos and don’ts, 50 delicious low-chemical recipes and more”
Well+Good, March 2018
Dealing with Eczema? These are the foods you should be eating – and the ones to avoid. – Click here to read.
Mummahh Blog, March 2018
“There is a huge amount of useful information, easy to follow diets and programs in this book. I really found the best and worst foods for eczema awesome, and have added many of the good foods to my diet (thank goodness I love all of them!).” – Click here to read in full
The Daily Telegraph, February 2018
“…this book by nutritionist Karen Fischer proves such an invaluable tool. Based on Fischer’s years of research and first-hand experience, The Eczema Detox offers plans for everyone from babies through to adults. This book is a one-stop shop that can guide you through the problem chemicals in all kinds of foods that can trigger skin inflammation. There are diet do’s and don’ts and even 50 tasty recipes.“ Click here to read.
Organic NZ, November 2018
“This book features lots of delicious recipes and stylish photos, but that’s just the half of it… There’s a wealth of good information and detail in this book.”
The Eczema Detox, January 2019
“…the diet that could get rid of itchy skin forever.” Click here to read.
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