Understanding Your Food Allergies and Intolerances

A Guide to Management and Treatment

Dr. Wayne Shreffler MD, PHD; Dr. Qian Yuan MD, PHD; Karen Asp

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A guide to understanding and handling food allergies and sensitivities

A comprehensive overview of food sensitivities, including food allergies and food intolerances. The authors clear up much of the confusion consumers have about food sensitivities as they help food-sensitive individuals understand their symptoms, manage their condition and learn to enjoy eating again.
Features:

  • Listing of most common food allergies
  • Examination of the differences between allergies and intolerances
  • Discussion of where to look for hidden food allergens
  • Case studies of various allergic reactions
  • Questions to ask your doctor
  • Guide to traveling with food allergies
  • Quiz for when to get tested
  • A look at new and future treatments for food sensitivity

 

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chapter 1
 
 
Learning the Lingo
 
 
Have you ever eaten a certain food (or foods) and then felt sick a few minutes or even a few hours later? Maybe you got an itchy mouth, felt nauseous, or had diarrhea. Or perhaps you’ve noticed that you simply feel better if you avoid certain foods. If so, you could be one of millions of Americans with a food sensitivity.
There are two types of food sensitivities—food allergies and food intolerances—and because they share some characteristics, they’re often confused.

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Dr. Wayne Shreffler MD, PHD; Dr. Qian Yuan MD, PHD; Karen Asp

DR. WAYNE SHREFFLER M.D., PH.D., is a pediatrician at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He’s done research in the field of allergic diseases at both NIH and American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. DR. QIAN YUAN M.D., PH.D.,originally from Bejing China, is Pediatrician, specializing in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He also received his PhD at the Auckland Medical Research Foundation. KAREN ASP is a freelance writer and contributing editor for Women’s Day magazine. She is also a health, fitness and other topics for Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, MSNBC.com, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Fitness, O Magazine, Prevention, Real Simple, Runner’s World, Self, Shape, Women’s Health and other publications.

Dr. Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD
Dr. Qian Yuan, MD, PhD
Karen Asp

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Understanding Your Food Allergies and Intolerances
A Guide to Management and Treatment
Dr. Wayne Shreffler MD, PHD; Dr. Qian Yuan MD, PHD; Karen Asp

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
May 2012
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ISBN: 9781466802513
ISBN10: 1466802510
288 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
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May 2012
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312553326
ISBN10: 0312553323
4 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 288 pages
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St. Martin's Press
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May 2012
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ISBN: 9780312605827
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