The Complete Guide to Food Allergy and Intolerance: Prevention, Identification, and Treatment of Common Illnesses and Allergies Caused by Food

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Here is a concise guide to identifying, preventing, and treating allergy-based ailments. The book also covers adverse reactions to cosmetics, pesticides, plastics, tap water, food additives, and workplace items, and features an elimination diet.

Here is a concise guide to identifying, preventing, and treating allergy-based ailments. Adverse reactions to pesticides, cosmetics, plastics, tap water, food additives, and workplace items, as well as reactions to more ...

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Overview

Here is a concise guide to identifying, preventing, and treating allergy-based ailments. The book also covers adverse reactions to cosmetics, pesticides, plastics, tap water, food additives, and workplace items, and features an elimination diet.

Here is a concise guide to identifying, preventing, and treating allergy-based ailments. Adverse reactions to pesticides, cosmetics, plastics, tap water, food additives, and workplace items, as well as reactions to more common foods such as milk, wheat, fruit and eggs, are covered. Illustrated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780517577561
  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
  • Publication date: 2/28/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Authors' Note
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Another Man's Poison 1
2 Food Allergy, Mast Cells, and IgE 25
3 The Classical Allergic Diseases 40
4 Treating Classical Allergies and Identifying Food Allergens 54
5 Other Forms of Food Allergy 75
6 The Great Controversy 90
7 Food Intolerance 113
8 Mind and Body 156
9 Chemical Sensitivity 182
10 Problems with Parasites: Candida and Giardia 202
11 Food Problems in Children 220
12 What Causes Food Intolerance? 252
13 Preventing Food Sensitivity 273
14 The Elimination Diet 283
15 After the Elimination Diet--Treating Food Intolerance 323
Appendix I Foods That May Release Sulphur Dioxide 331
Appendix II Foods Containing Salicylates 332
Appendix III Synonyms for Food Ingredients 333
Appendix IV Related Foods 335
Appendix V Alternatives to Commonly Eaten Foods 344
Index 353
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