Living Gluten-Free For Dummies

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If you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, coeliac disease, or just want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free from wheat, barley and rye, then this book is for you. Our expert author team of registered dieticians explain the basics of gluten intolerance and the medical problems associated with it, plus give you practical guidance on how to make the transition to a gluten-free lifestyle. Including over 60 delicious gluten-free recipes and tips on eating out, you can learn to control your food intake wherever you are.

Living Gluten-Free For Dummies covers:

  • Knowing what you can and can’t eat
  • Shopping and deciphering food labels
  • Coping with a gluten-free lifestyle on a day to day basis
  • Cooking crowd-pleasing gluten-free meals
  • Raising healthy gluten-free kids
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About the author

Sue Baic and Nigel Denby are Registered Dietitians and the co-authors of Nutrition For Dummies and The GL Diet For Dummies.

Danna Korn founded ROCK (Raising Our Coeliac Kids), and has lived gluten-free since 1991.

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John Wiley & Sons
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Dec 9, 2010
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Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition
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Chapter 1: What's Nutrition, Anyway?
Chapter 2: Digestion: The 24-Hour Food Factory
Chapter 3: Why You Eat What You Eat and Like What You Like

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Chapter 4: Powerful Protein
Chapter 5: The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol
Chapter 6: Calories: The Energisers
Chapter 7: Carbohydrates: A Complex Story
Chapter 8: The Alcohol Truth: The Whole Truth
Chapter 9: Vigorous Vitamins
Chapter 10: Mighty Minerals
Chapter 11: Phabulous Phytochemicals
Chapter 12: Water Works

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Chapter 13: What Is a Healthy Diet?
Chapter 14: Making Wise Food Choices
Chapter 15 : Ensuring Good Nutrition Whoever You Are
NEW! Chapter 16: Eating in Institutions
NEW! Chapter 17: Being Nutritionally Savvy on the Go

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Chapter 18: What Is Processed Food?
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Chapter 21: Food and Allergies
Chapter 22: Food and Mood
Chapter 23: Food and Medicine
Chapter 24: Food and Dietary Supplements 

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