Food Allergies: Enjoying Life with a Severe Food Allergy

Food Allergies: Enjoying Life with a Severe Food Allergy

by Tanya Wright
     
 

With a number of well-publicised deaths caused by food-induced anaphylaxis in recent years, there is widespread recognition that preventative measures and prompt action are essential to living with this condition. This practical guide enables suffers to take a more pro-active role in its prevention. Information on special diets, restrictive diets and eating away from… See more details below

Overview

With a number of well-publicised deaths caused by food-induced anaphylaxis in recent years, there is widespread recognition that preventative measures and prompt action are essential to living with this condition. This practical guide enables suffers to take a more pro-active role in its prevention. Information on special diets, restrictive diets and eating away from home, medical terms explained in layman's language an a comprehensive list of organisations to contact for further help and support are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859590393
Publisher:
Class Publishing
Publication date:
08/30/2001
Pages:
251

Table of Contents

What Is Food Allergy?
Referral To An Allergy Specialist
Food Allergy Tests
Losing A Severe Food Allergy
Anaphylaxis
Your Contingency Plan
Identification
Anaphylaxis - Going To School
Anaphylaxis In Young People
Food Labeling
Special Diets
Allergy Prevention And Weaning
Formula Milks For The Allergic Infant
Cross-Reactivity And Food Families
Cross Contamination
Genetically Modified Foods
Travelling Abroad With A Severe Food Allergy
Government Help For Special Diets
Appendices

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