Practical, delicious ways to manage a gluten-free diet If you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, celiac disease, or you just want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free of wheat, barley, and rye, then this guide is for you. Trusted author Danna Korn explains the medical problems associated with gluten and shows you step by step how to make the transition to a gluten-free lifestyle - and love it With 25% new and revised content, this easy-to-understand reference includes coverage of the most recent testing methods, an updated section on the link between a gluten-free diet and improving behaviors in the autistic, new information about the genetics of celiac disease, expanded coverage on the gluten-free certification process, increased nutritional information, and updated recipes and resources. 65 delicious recipes plus tips on eating out Guidance on how to shop and decipher food labels Advice on how to raise happy gluten-free kids Covering the practical, medical, and emotional aspects of the lifestyle, Living Gluten-Free For Dummies, 2nd Edition offers hope and inspiration as you make the switch to a life free of gluten.
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Learn to: Decide whether adopting a gluten-free lifestyle is the right choice for you Recognize medical conditions that benefit from a gluten-free diet Decipher food labels and make smart choices when eating out Live a healthy, happy, gluten-free lifestyle Practical, delicious ways to manage a gluten-free diet If you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, celiac disease, an autistic child, or you just want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free of wheat, barley, and rye, then this guide is for you. You'll get trusted, authoritative explanations of the medical problems associated with gluten and clear guidance on how to make the transition to a gluten-free lifestyle -- and love it! Go gluten-free -- get a handle on the whos, whats, whys, and hows of going gluten-free (and the many medical benefits of a gluten-free lifestyle) Connect the dots -- discover the fascinating connections between gluten, autism, and behavioral disorders Speak Glutenese -- learn how to decipher label lingo and know what to look for (and what to avoid) when shopping for food Make it nutritious (and delicious) -- follow recipes for making family-pleasing gluten-free meals, from enticing entrees to sensational sides and everything in between Get out and about -- get practical tips and guidance on keeping a gluten-free diet whether you're eating out or on the go Open the book and find: How to adapt your perspective on food The connection between autism, behavior, and gluten Good carbs vs. bad carbs The truth about whole grains How to shop for and stock your pantry with gluten-free foods Healthy and delicious recipes for every meal of the day (including a gluten-free spin on family favorites) Cooking tips and techniques Tips for raising happy, healthy gluten-free kids