The Gluten-Free Bible: The Thoroughly Indispensable Guide to Negotiating Life Without Wheat

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Macmillan, 2005 - Cooking - 560 pages

The definitive guide to the gluten-free lifestyle, completely revised and updated for the 2.2 million Americans with celiac disease

According to a landmark 2003 National Institutes of Health study, 2.2 million Americans suffer from celiac disease, an allergy to the protein gluten found in wheat. Since this book was first published in 1995 (as Against the Grain), Jax Peters Lowell has been helping celiacs follow a gluten-free diet with creativity, resourcefulness, and humor.

This edition includes chapters covering
- the latest research into celiac disease, and myths that have
been debunked
- how to eat out happily, including a short course in restaurant
assertiveness training
- how to eat in happily, including a discussion of online and
mail order suppliers and negotiating the supermarket as a celiac
- dozens of delicious new recipes
- drugs, cosmetics, and other products tested for celiac-safety
- a thoroughly updated resource section

Tens of thousands of celiacs have already enhanced their lives with Lowell's authoritative, witty, and practical guide. The Gluten-free Bible promises to bring relief to the new gluten-intolerant generation.

 

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Helpful, if outdated, book about living gluten-free. It has practical suggestions regarding navigating the real world with a significant dietary requirement - strategies for restaurants and travel, as ... Read full review

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After my sister and I were diagnosed with Celiac Disease a few weeks ago, I purchased this book as part of my research on dietary changes, the disease, and related illnesses and syndromes. I found ... Read full review

Contents

The Brave New Celiac
3
Good News Bad News The Basics Yes No Maybe Foods
26
Thinking like a Celiac
42
Grandparents and Other Saboteurs Playdates and Other Danger Zones
49
A Walk Down the Aisle
75
And the Winner Is
99
The Best
118
Etiquette for the Allergic
151
Fear of Frying Gluten Accidents and Other Tough Situations
270
Sex and the Celiac
289
Mamas Little Baby Cant Eat Shortnin Bread
304
The Doctor Will See You Now
345
The SevenYear Itch Other Associated Conditions
368
Rx for Health
387
Amazing Grace
411
How Many Celiacs Does It Take to Change a Label?
428

How to Get a Chef to Eat Out of Your Hand
163
A Crash Course The
194
A Map of the GlutenFree World
195
Taking Flight Celiacs Abroad Cruisin The Open Road
213
GlutenFree Goes Global
222
Can We Talk? Emotional Social and Family Issues
251
U S National Organizations Canadian National Organizations
445
A Puzzling Condition
447
The WellRead Celiac Kitchen Equipment Home Tests Gadgets
480
Answers to the Crossword Puzzle
501
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About the author (2005)

Jax Peters Lowell has been a diagnosed celiac-and gluten- free-since 1981. A lifestyle expert, advocate, and contributing editor to Living Without magazine, Lowell lives in Philadelphia with her husband and bread machine.

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