Is gluten your problem?
For sufferers of coeliac disease, a gluten-free diet can be the answer to nutritional problems. Coeliac disease is a condition in which wheat gluten causes damage to the absorbing areas of the gut, interfering with the absorption of nutrients and causing vitamin and mineral deficiency.
In this fully revised and highly recommended guide, the authors offer reassuring and practical advice to sufferers of coeliac disease, discussing symptoms and diagnosis and introducing the gluten-free diet with nutritional advice and a wealth of delicious recipes for every occasion.
- the latest research into a gluten-free diet
- straightforward explanation of how this diet can improve the health of coeliac sufferers
- advice and tips on adapting to a gluten-free lifestyle
- over 100 easy recipes to satisfy the whole family
Dr Peter Rawcliffe has done extensive research into coeliac disease at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, and with Ruth James set up the Oxford Coeliac Clinic. He is now a GP.
Ruth James is a nutritionist and state registered dietitian. She is chief dietitian at the Oxford Radcliffe Hospital.