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Food Allergies For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05113-9
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384 pages
April 2011
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Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Feasting on Food Allergy Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: Breaking Out with Food Allergies.

Chapter 2: Turning Allergies Inside Out: Probable Causes and Common Symptoms.

Chapter 3: Spotting the Usual Suspects: Wherefore Art Thou, Allergen?

Chapter 4: Picking On Peanuts: A Potentially Deadly Foe.

Part II: Progressing from Hives to Hope: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Chapter 5: Labeling Your Ailments with an Accurate Diagnosis.

Chapter 6: Concocting Your Own Avoidance Diet.

Chapter 7: Making It Stop: Finding Symptomatic Relief.

Chapter 8: Debunking Alternative Tests and Therapies.

Chapter 9: Exploring Cures from Mice to Man: Current Research.

Part III: Living Well with Your Food Allergies.

Chapter 10: Living at Home with Your Allergies.

Chapter 11: Eating Out and Traveling with Food Allergies.

Chapter 12: Conquering the Challenges of Daycare and Preschool.

Chapter 13: Sending Food Allergies Off to School: K-12.

Chapter 14: Empowering Your Adolescent or Teenager.

Chapter 15: Preventing and Outgrowing a Food Allergy.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Teaching Your Child Ten Key Food Allergy Lessons.

Chapter 17: Packing Ten Key Food Allergy Tips for Camp, College, and Other Outings.

Chapter 18: Substituting Foods and Ingredients: Ten Common Dietary Substitutions.

Chapter 19: Exploring Ten Outstanding Food Allergy Web Sites.

Chapter 20: Responding to a Severe Reaction: Ten Do’s and Don’ts.

Part V: Appendixes: Allergy-Friendly Recipes and Other Treats.

Appendix A: Breads & Breakfasts.

Appendix B: Main Courses.

Appendix C: Snacks and Cookies.

Appendix D: Cakes and Desserts.

Appendix E: Glossary.

Index.

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