Food Allergies in a Nutshell is written by a paediatric allergist and a dietitian with a special interest in allergies as a comprehensive guide to living with food allergies. This simple yet thorough book provides up-to-date information to help the with reader understand the many aspects of food allergies as well as the common misconceptions surrounding food allergies.
From mechanisms of food allergy, through to prevention, label reading, communication with schools and airlines, nutritional substitutes for allergens and emergency management of reactions – the book covers it all.
“An invaluable resource for parents of food allergic children; it’s all the information you need in a concise and easy-to-read book. I wish this was available when my eldest was first diagnosed!”
Megan Esterhuysen, parent of two food-allergic children, aged 7 and 4 years.
“Through this book, families around the world can now benefit from Prof Gray and Dr van Niekerk’s thorough and up-to-date knowledge of allergies. They clearly and compassionately explain, in a practical and optimistic manner, how to cope with the allergies and integrate them into an anxiety-free, joyful daily life.”
Andrew Goldman, parent of a child with a severe peanut allergy who was managed by and successfully completed desensitisation with Prof Gray.