Awards & Accolades

Heather's work for Irritable Bowel Syndrome has received numerous awards and special recognition, including:

*Heather's Tummy Care winner of the Global Health & Pharma 2019 Social Care Award for:
Leading Providers of IBS Treatments & Dietary Products - USA

*Rated "best of the best" ten years running as IBS Expert on

*Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Inclusion in the definitive register of today's most accomplished professionals in the practice, planning, teaching, financing and delivery of healthcare.

*Service as IBS Expert on "Experts" Forum

5 Star Review of Eating for IBS by

5 Star Review of First Year: IBS by

*Nomination for a Woman of Strength Award by

*Eating for IBS is a best-selling IBS book in North America for fifteen years in a row!

*Eating for IBS and First Year: IBS reviewed and recommended by Library Journal & Publishers Weekly

*Eating for IBS Finalist for an IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award
The IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) has named Eating for IBS one of three award finalists in their Health and Special Diet Category for 2001. The IACP Julia Child Cookbook Awards annually celebrate the year's most outstanding food and beverage publications. The award, the "Crystal Whisk", has become the industry's most coveted acknowledgement of excellence in the cookbook publishing world.

* Site and Newsletter Information Commended & Excerpted
Our IBS information has been cited for excellence and used by the Dutch IBS Association, and presented to the European Associations for IBS by President Fien Stellingwerff Beintema in Paris, since September 2003

*Eating for IBS excerpts and recipes licensed by, a division of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, licensed information and a selection of recipes from Eating for IBS for the "Feeling Better" dietary section of their website.

*Eating for IBS excerpts used by Radiology Department of the Cancer Centre in Birmingham, England, for treatment of radiation enteritis

*Eating for IBS & The First Year: IBS excerpts and information used by physicians and dieticians across the USA, Canada, UK, and Australia for IBS patient distribution

*Eating for IBS #17 on the Library Journal's Cookbook Bestseller list for 2000

*Eating for IBS & The First Year: IBS excerpted in the IBS Self Help Guide
Published by the Bladder Pain Association of the United Kingdom, since 2002.

*The First Year: IBS endorsed by the UK Register of IBS Hypnotherapists

*Heather Cooks! ~ recipient of an Editor's Choice award from

* received the DragonPak Survivorship Excellence Award ~ The Keys to Healing Winners Circle BBB Business Review