Table of Contents

Cheat Sheet

Foreword by Anne Muñoz-Furlong, Founder and CEO The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network


Part I: Feasting on Food Allergy Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Breaking Out with Food Allergies

Chapter 2: Turning Allergies Inside Out: Probable Causes and Common Symptoms

Chapter 3: Spotting the Usual Suspects: Wherefore Art Thou, Allergen?

Chapter 4: Picking on Peanuts: A Potentially Deadly Foe

Part II: Progressing from Hives to Hope: Diagnosis and Treatment

Chapter 5: Labeling Your Ailments with an Accurate Diagnosis

Chapter 6: Concocting Your Own Avoidance Diet

Chapter 7: Making It Stop: Finding Symptomatic Relief

Chapter 8: Debunking Alternative Tests and Therapies

Chapter 9: Exploring Cures from Mice to Man: Current Research

Part III: Living Well with Your Food Allergies

Chapter 10: Living at Home with Your Allergies

Chapter 11: Eating Out and Traveling with Food Allergies

Chapter 12: Conquering the Challenges of Daycare and Preschool

Chapter 13: Sending Food Allergies off to School: K-12

Chapter 14: Empowering Your Adolescent or Teenager

Chapter 15: Preventing and Outgrowing a Food Allergy

Part IV: The Part of Tens

Chapter 16: Teaching Your Child Ten Key Food Allergy Lessons

Chapter 17: Packing Ten Key Food Allergy Tips for Camp, College, and Other Outings

Chapter 18: Substituting Foods and Ingredients: Ten Common Dietary Substitutions

Chapter 19: Exploring Ten Outstanding Food Allergy Web Sites

Chapter 20: Responding to a Severe Reaction: Ten Do’s and Don’ts

Part V: Appendixes: Allergy-Friendly Recipes and Other Treats

Appendix A: Breads & Breakfasts

Appendix B: Main Courses

Appendix C: Snacks and Cookies

Appendix D: Cakes and Desserts

Appendix E: Glossary