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Total Food Allergy Health and Diet Guide

Written with Dr. Gordon L. Sussman MD, FRCPC, FACP, FAAAAI

Did you know that food allergies affect as many as 5% to 6% of young children and 3% to 4% of adults in westernized countries?

Every year, millions of people have an allergic reaction to food. Thankfully, most allergies cause mild symptoms, but some can be very serious, and even life-threatening. Some lucky people outgrow their allergies, but for many, allergies are a lifelong challenge. While there is no cure for food allergies, allergic reactions can be managed through early detection and/or diagnosis and strict avoidance of certain foods.

This comprehensive book is an indispensible guide for anyone managing food allergies or intolerances, and even those who suspect they might have an allergy and require the necessary information for verification. But beyond simple information, you'll also find practical advice on how to plan an allergy-free diet, as well as 150 delicious and nutritious recipes that are free of common allergens.

Complete Gluten-Free Diet & Nutrition Guide

Informative and easy to understand, Complete Gluten-Free Diet & Nutrition Guide provides dietary and nutritional guidelines along with 100 tantalizing recipes that can be enjoyed by everyone, not just those who are trying to manage celiac disease.

What you will learn:

  • Celiac disease basics, from what causes celiac disease to how it is diagnosed to what effect the disease has on an individual's quality of life
  • Managing celiac disease, including dietary therapies, food guides, specific foods to avoid, enjoy or be cautious about and living with celiac disease
  • Gluten-free meal plans, including a 30-day meal plan that provides an entire month of meals and snacks while ensuring you are reaching your recommended intakes for fibre, iron, calcium, folate and of course, calories from carbohydrates, protein and fat.
  • Healthy gluten-free recipes, including breakfasts, breads and muffins, soups, salads, pasta, meat, poultry, vegetarian and vegan entrees and desserts

Available at: Amazon.ca
Available at: Chapters/Indigo/Coles


Pocket Dictionary - Acceptability of Foods & Food Ingredients for the Gluten-Free Diet – 2009 edition

This pocket-sized dictionary was developed to assist persons with celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis in selecting acceptable foods and in interpreting food labels so that they may avoid foods containing gluten. It provides a brief description of each item along with an assessment of its acceptability for the gluten-free diet.

Available at: Canadian Celiac Association