Dealing with Food Allergies in Babies and Children

Dealing with Food Allergies in Babies and Children

by Janice Vickerstaff Joneja, Janice M. Joneja
     
 

ISBN-10: 193350305X

ISBN-13: 9781933503059

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Bull Publishing Company

The tools and methods this guide provides for analyzing and treating allergies in children are adaptable to a variety of situations—without ever losing sight of a child's nutritional needs. Recognizing that deficiencies in critical nutrients during a child's early years can have enormous consequences on growth and bodily functions, the book focuses on

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The tools and methods this guide provides for analyzing and treating allergies in children are adaptable to a variety of situations—without ever losing sight of a child's nutritional needs. Recognizing that deficiencies in critical nutrients during a child's early years can have enormous consequences on growth and bodily functions, the book focuses on prevention and allergy management during pregnancy, in the early weeks of life, and in early childhood. The unique allergen scale and the strategies for confronting the 10 most common allergens will help parents balance their child's specific nutritional needs while managing delicate allergies to food.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933503059
Publisher:
Bull Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,248,622
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Page,
PREFACE,
INTRODUCTION,
Dedication,
DISCLAIMER,
CHAPTER 1 - What Is Food Allergy?,
CHAPTER 2 - Dealing with Food Allergy in Babies and Children,
CHAPTER 3 - Prevention of Food Allergy,
CHAPTER 4 - Symptoms of Food Sensitivity in Babies and Children,
CHAPTER 5 - Diagnosis of Food Allergy,
CHAPTER 6 - Detecting Allergenic Foods: Elimination and Challenge,
CHAPTER 7 - Milk Allergy,
CHAPTER 8 - Lactose Intolerance,
CHAPTER 9 - Egg Allergy,
CHAPTER 10 - Peanut Allergy,
CHAPTER 11 - Soy Protein Allergy,
CHAPTER 12 - Allergy to Tree Nuts and Seeds,
CHAPTER 13 - Wheat Allergy,
CHAPTER 14 - Corn Allergy,
CHAPTER 15 - Seafood Allergy,
CHAPTER 16 - The Top Ten Allergens: Avoidance of Milk, Egg, Wheat, Corn, Peanuts, Soy, Tree Nuts, Seeds, Shellfish, and Fish,
CHAPTER 17 - Fructose Intolerance,
CHAPTER 18 - Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy,
CHAPTER 19 - Hyperactivity and Diet,
CHAPTER 20 - Autism and Diet,
CHAPTER 21 - Oral Allergy Syndrome,
CHAPTER 22 - Eczema and Diet,
CHAPTER 23 - Asthma and Food Allergy,
CHAPTER 24 - Immunologically Mediated Adverse Reactions to Foods in Childhood: Food Allergy, Food Intolerance, or Something Else?,
CHAPTER 25 - Probiotics and Allergy,
APPENDIX A - Dietary Considerations for the Expectant Mother,
APPENDIX B - Gluten- and Casein-free Diet,
APPENDIX C - Gluten-Free Diet for Management of Celiac Disease,
APPENDIX D - Challenge Phase: Elimination and Challenge Protocols for Determining the Allergenic Foods,
APPENDIX E - Maintenance Diets,
APPENDIX F - A Useful Tool in the Dietary Management of Food Allergies,
APPENDIX G - Vitamin B12,
APPENDIX H - Sulfite Sensitivity,
GLOSSARY,

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