Are You at Risk for Food Allergies?

Are You at Risk for Food Allergies?

by Sherri Mabry Gordon

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Imagine never being able to go to a restaurant, or eat dinner at a friend's house without worrying about what the food contains and whether it is safe for you to eat. For a person with food allergies, the most common foods-such as milk, eggs, or peanut butter-can cause a life-threatening reaction. Find out how teens and their families cope with the problem, and what being done to help.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766060456
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Got Issues? Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1160L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Author's Note 4

Chapter 1 What's the Deal with Food Allergies? 5

Chapter 2 The Body's Response 16

Chapter 3 Food Allergy Testing 26

Chapter 4 A Closer Look at Food Allergens 36

Chapter 5 Living with Food Allergies 48

Chapter 6 What Science Is Doing 72

Chapter 7 Food Allergies and the Future 82

Chapter Notes 94

Glossary 103

For More Information 106

Further Reading 108

Internet Addresses 109

Index 110

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Are You at Risk for Food Allergies? 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"I am" she says to ben
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just realized wut milked was :runs away: