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Understanding Your Food Allergies and…

Understanding Your Food Allergies and Intolerances: A Guide to Their…

by Wayne Shreffler

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312553323, Mass Market Paperback)

Understand Your Food Allergies and Intolerances

Wayne Shreffler, MD, Qian Yuan, MD, and Karen Asp

When should I suspect that I’m allergic to certain foods?

What is the difference between an allergy and an intolerance?

Who is most at risk of developing food sensitivities and allergies?

What are the best strategies for managing my allergies?

When should I see a specialist and which kind?

Will there ever be a cure for food allergies and sensitivities?

Discover the most up-to-date methods for recognizing and dealing with food sensitivities—and living a healthier life—safely, smartly, and effectively with


This unique self-care guide includes:

COMMON SYMPTOMS AND REACTIONS to help you evaluate your specific food allergies and intolerancesSELF-ASSESSMENTS AND TESTS for you to determine at home or with your doctor the severity of your reactions STEP-BY-STEP GUIDELINES for managing your food sensibilities by watching your diet, reading food labels, and making smart choices when you eat outDAY-TO-DAY STRATEGIES for dealing with lactose intolerance, celiac disease, peanut allergies, fructose intolerance, and other common conditionsCUTTING-EDGE REFERENCE TOOLS to keep you up-to-date on the latest breakthroughs and advice—so you can take charge of your health and feel your best!




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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.… (more)

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