The incidence of coeliac disease is on the increase, especially amongst younger people. Allergies related to wheat and gluten plague many with digestive problems, allergy and mood swings.
This guide provides practical advice on gluten allergy, wheat sensitivity and coeliac diseases.
- what gluten is
- the symptoms of allergy
- a list of 'safe' foods and those to avoid
- useful alternatives to wheat, rye, barley and oats
Also included are basic recipes, emergency menus and facts about coeliac disease.
Rita Greer is an experienced diet therapist and cookery writer. She has many years' experience of coping with a gluten-free diet.
Thorsons 'Diets to Help' series provides simple nutritional guidelines to help control or overcome allergies and illness. Each title is written by an experienced nutritionist or naturopath.
About the Author
Rita Greer is a specialist in cooking and catering for people with special diets. She is author of a number of successful special diet cookbooks.