Ranging from the fatal to the fashionable, food allergies are big news. Up to 30 per cent of us believe that we are allergic to particular foods.
'Collins Need to Know?: Food Allergies" is an accessible guide for those seeking expert, practical advice on the subject.
Food allergies are on the increase and are becoming more severe and complex. 'Collins Need to Know? Food Allergies' is an easy-to-read guide that provides advice on living with a food allergy or intolerance and how to diagnose them.
From the basic facts about what food allergies are and how they develop to tips on preventing and treating reactions, the book offers step-by-step advice and provides an outline of special diets for common food problems, accompanied by appropriate recipes.
More specialist topics such as eating out and travelling are also included, as is an extensive chapter on food allergies in babies and children, who are considered to be one of the most at-risk groups.