Clinical Reactions to Food

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M. H. Lessof, Maurice Hart Lessof
Wiley, 1983 - Medical - 222 pages
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Addressing both the unorthodox and the orthodox approaches to clinical reactions to food, examines the processed food revolution and the nutritional, conceptual, and psychological aspects of our feeding habits. Discusses the physiological and immunological organization of the gastrointestinal tract and deals with the conflicting claims that have recently appeared in this area. Highlights the need for strict criteria to distinguish these pharmacological, allergic, psychiatric, and other syndromes which are confused.

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Challenges to medical orthodoxy
The patients attitude to food
Immunology and physiology of digestion

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