If you are new to food allergy. If you are not sure what to do next. If you want accurate advice about what to feed your allergic child.
Then this is the book for you. It has been written for parents with a child diagnosed with food allergy – egg, dairy or peanut. We give you practical ideas and helpful hints of what you can do.
This book is about treating and managing food allergy|intolerance – not making a diagnosis (please see “Eczema! Cure It!” for diagnostic help). We also give you practical and easy-to-make allergen-free recipes so that you can be confident you are giving your child a fully nutritious diet that avoids: egg, milk, and peanuts.
This book does not cover: gluten-illness or gluten-free food ideas, or reactions to colorings and preservatives. These topics are covered in our other books.
Contents Chapter 1. New to food allergy - What to do? Your likely questions.
Chapter 2. Starting your food allergy journey First, get a proper diagnosis Overwhelm No rush Help around the corner When is it a good time to see a dietician? First steps to avoid food allergens.
Chapter 4. Food lists – what you can and can’t eat Food Allergen Labelling Egg words to look out for Milk words to look out for Peanut words to look out for.
Chapter 5. How to substitute for eggs & milk How to replace egg How to replace milk Cooking with Special Formula (Pepti-junior, Neocate, Elecare)
Chapter 6. Feeding babies and children. Breast feeding Foods come through the breast milk Introducing solids Good feeding habits Low allergen foods Feeding Toddlers Fussy feeders A fussy-feeding strategy that works.
Dr Rodney Ford is a paediatric gastroenterologist, allergist and nutrition consultant. He is former Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand. He is recognized worldwide as an expert on adverse food reactions.
His major area of interest is the relationship between your food and your health – good or bad. In his clinics he is constantly seeing people who are suffering from eating foods that are making them ill. He has been interested in the relationship between eczema and food allergy for a long time. More recently, he has discovered that gluten plays a large part in the patho-physiology of eczema.
Dr Ford graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1974 (MB BS). He went on to study food allergy and intolerance problems in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Paediatrics (FRACP) in 1981 and was awarded his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University of New South Wales in 1982 for his thesis titled Food hypersensitivity in children: diagnostic approaches to milk and egg hypersensitivity. This was regarded as a major work regarding the diagnosis of food allergies in children.
Dr Ford currently runs The Children’s Clinic and Allergy Centre, a busy private clinic in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has written over one hundred scientific papers, including book chapters and many books.read more
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