Gluten-free kids: A parents' guide to happy, healthy, gluten-free children

Gluten-free kids: A parents' guide to happy, healthy, gluten-free children

by Kate Santon

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Overview

Many people around the world struggle to cope with the dietary challenges involved in having a coeliac child. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition where the immune system (the body's defence against infection) has an adverse reaction to gluten leading it to mistakenly attack healthy tissue. When you discover your child has coeliac disease it might seem depressing, even frightening, but getting a diagnosis is actually a good thing. Now that you know what’s been making your child unwell, you can make their unpleasant symptoms disappear by sticking to a gluten-free diet. A gluten-free diet requires real commitment and it’s a long-term lifestyle change which will affect the whole family but it will become much easier over time and with the help of the ideas in Gluten-free kids. Readers will discover: • What exactly coeliac disease is and how it affects their child; • How to help their child understand their condition; • The importance of making sure that everyone from Grandma to the head teacher is aware of the diagnosis and its implications; • Ways to cope with potential pitfalls such as peer pressure and teenage rebellion; • How to ensure that parties, holidays and family meals remain a pleasure not a chore. By following the advice in this book readers can avoid the stress and learn to make gluten-free eating a natural part of their family’s life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908474490
Publisher: Infinite Ideas Ltd
Publication date: 01/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 40
File size: 168 KB

About the Author

Kate Santon is a writer, specializing in practical non-fiction and focusing on food, diet and cooking. She is the author of many books on different aspects of diet. She is also an editor of food and cookery books, and a keen blogger. Kate is the author of Living gluten-free and Gluten-free kids.

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Gluten-Free Kids: A parent's guide to happy, healthy gluten-free children 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My mom is gluten free and she loves this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We are eating gluten free and this was not what I was expecting. I found better books than this.