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This fully updated guide to food allergies shows you how, armed with the right knowledge, it is easy to carry on enjoying food despite your allergy!
Expert dietitian Tanya Wright combines her professional and personal experience of severe food allergy to give you a unique source of practical advice. In this indispensable handbook you will learn what you must avoid, what it is safe for you to eat and where you can get it from! The author cuts through the jargon of food allergy, clears up the misunderstandings over food labelling, and gives reliable cast-iron rules to prevent anaphylactic reactions.
Table of Contents:
- Food allergy tests
- Will my allergy improve over time?
- Your anaphylaxis contingency plan
- Anaphylaxis and going to school
- Anaphylaxis in young adults
- The dietitian’s role
- Food labelling
- Special diets
- Allergy prevention and weaning
- Cross-reactivity and food families
- Eating in
- Eating away from home
- Cross contamination
- Holidays and travelling
- Help for people on special diets
- Career and leisure choices
"Tanya Wright has amalgamated her personal experience of severe food allergy with her expertise as a specialist dietitian to produce this unsurpassed guide to living with food allergy" Maureen Jenkins, Trustee for Allergy UK
"It is a really useful book and full of sense." Hazel Gowland, Allergy Action
"Required reading for those with food allergies" David Reading, The Anaphylaxis Campaign
About the Authors:
Tanya Wright BSc (Hons) SRD is a nationally renowned expert on food allergy and intolerance. She works within the allergy clinic at Amersham Hospital, where she coordinates the allergy service for Buckinghamshire Hospitals. She is a Regional Coordinator and Adviser to the Anaphylaxis Campaign and Allergy UK.
Medical Advisor: Dr Joanna Clough, DM, FRCA, MRCP, FRCPCH. Jo Clough works as a Medical Adviser on various health publications and is the author of Allergies: Answers at your fingertips (Class Publishing). She is a paediatric physician specialising in asthma and allergic diseases.