Cookbook from Sweden.
The Swedish Ostomy Association launched a new book. It is a cookbook not only for ostomates, but for everybody.
You can read the book at www.ilco.nu (Swedish ILCO association webside).
Or click on the image on the left to read the cookbook online. It is in the so called .pdf format, so you need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the book.
The cookbook is available in the following languages:
You have to pay only for the cost for sending the book (no charge for the book, the book is free, gratuit, um sonst, voor niks, gratis) just the delivery.
The book was made to give to people how just get a stoma, and need to have some information about other people in same situation.
Because the author, Maria Gylfe, can say it better as your webmaster, I copied the preface of the book to let you know about the content of the book.
This is not a scientific cookbook; it’s a book for people who have just had stoma surgery and have a lot of questions about how life will unfold.
We, who work with stoma patients, get the question “What can I eat now?” every day.
Things to bear in mind right after the operation.
In many recipes there are onions and other foods rich in fibres that can cause problems, especially right after the stoma operation.
Certain foods, like pasta, rice, and bananas, produce more solid ostomy output, whereas foods like plums, pears, sugar, cordial, and sometimes wine, can make the output looser.
This book also includes suggestions for people who work with stoma patients, with instructions and ingredients you for making simple and tasty dishes in a hospital kitchen, with limited resources.
The models in this book have or have had a stoma. They are participating through a patient organization called ILCO, Sweden.
In Sweden alone there are some 20.000 people with a stoma and each year there are 1.800 more. There are a number of reasons for this, and for many the stoma may have been lifesaving. It may be hard to believe, but you will have an ordinary life again.
We hope that this cookbook will help you along the way and that it will offer wonderful experiences with food and many happy smiles in the future.
Live, eat, and enjoy!