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Living Gluten-Free For Dummies - UK, 2nd UK Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-53097-9
424 pages
March 2013
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Description

Whether you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, coeliac disease, or simply want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free from wheat, barley and rye, then this book is for you. It explains the basics of gluten intolerance and the medical problems associated with it, plus practical guidance on how to make the transition to a gluten-free lifestyle.

Packed with delicious recipes, tips on eating out, and updated information on new food labelling legislation, testing methods and product availability, Living Gluten-Free For Dummies is your essential guide to making gluten-free living easy.

Includes new and updated content on:

  • What you can and can’t eat on a gluten-free diet, and how readily available gluten-free foods are in the UK
  • Shopping with success and deciphering newly-introduced food labels
  • Cooking crowd-pleasing gluten-free meals using an increasing range of gluten-free products
  • Raising happy gluten-free kids
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Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: Ready, Set, Going Gluten-Free 9

Chapter 1: Getting Started: Going Gluten-Free 11

Chapter 2: Going Gluten-Free: Who’s Doing It and Why 25

Chapter 3: Taking a Closer Look at Coeliac Disease 45

Part II: Digging Deeper into Living Gluten-Free 61

Chapter 4: Grasping the Ground Rules of the Gluten-Free Diet 63

Chapter 5: Scrutinising the Evidence: Making Sure It’s Gluten-Free 93

Chapter 6: Acquiring a Taste for Nutritious Gluten-Free Health 109

Part III: Taking the Plunge: How to Go Gluten-Free  135

Chapter 7: Going Gluten-Free Right Now: A Quick-Start Guide 137

Chapter 8: Making Sense of Smart Gluten-Free Shopping 147

Chapter 9: Tips and Techniques for Gluten-Free Cooking and Eating at Home 161

Part IV: Scrumptious Recipes for Gluten-Free Food  177

Chapter 10: First Things First: Breakfast and Brunch 179

Chapter 11: Stylish Starters 201

Chapter 12: Sensational Soups, Salads and Sides 225

Chapter 13: Mastering Mouth-Watering Main Meals 247

Chapter 14: The Sauce Resource 267

Chapter 15: Making Your Own Pizza, Pasta, Tortillas and Breads 285

Chapter 16: Sweet Treats 301

Part V: Living – and Loving – the Gluten-Free Lifestyle  317

Chapter 17: Getting Out and About: Gluten-Free Eating Away from Home 319

Chapter 18: Raising Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Kids 337

Chapter 19: Beating the Gluten-Free Blues: Overcoming Emotional Obstacles 359

Part VI: The Part of Tens  377

Chapter 20: Ten Tips to Help You (Or Your Child) Love the Gluten-Free Lifestyle 379

Chapter 21: Ten Reasons to Join Coeliac UK 383

Index  393

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Author Information

Hilary Du Cane is a freelance Registered Dietitian who works closely with Coeliac UK, caterers and food producers, helping to raise awareness of gluten-related disorders and the importance of healthy eating for a happy, successful life. A coeliac herself, Hilary is uniquely qualified to provide both personal and professional perspectives on managing the the gluten-free lifestyle successfully.

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