Gluten Freedom: The Nation's Leading Expert Offers The Essential Guide To A Healthy, Gluten-free Lifestyle by Alessio FasanoGluten Freedom: The Nation's Leading Expert Offers The Essential Guide To A Healthy, Gluten-free Lifestyle by Alessio Fasano

Gluten Freedom: The Nation's Leading Expert Offers The Essential Guide To A Healthy, Gluten-free…

byAlessio FasanowithSusie Flaherty

Paperback | April 29, 2014

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World-renowned gluten-related disorders expert Dr. Alessio Fasano presents the groundbreaking roadmap to a gluten-free lifestyle, and how millions can live better by going gluten free.

For centuries, bread has been known as the “staff of life.” But for millions of Americans affected by gluten-related disorders, consuming gluten, the complex protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, can be hazardous to their health. In a recent poll presented by Scientific American, over 30% of Americans reported wanting to cut down or eliminate gluten from their diets; the gluten-free market is a $6.3 billion industry and continues to expand.

Now, inGluten Freedom,Alessio Fasano, MD, world-renowned expert and founder of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Celiac Research, reveals the latest developments in scientific research and treatment, and the answers they provide for this rapidly expanding audience. This groundbreaking, authoritative guide is an invaluable roadmap for the newly diagnosed, for those already dealing with gluten-related issues, and for anyone who thinks they may have an issue with gluten.

Distinguishing scientific fact from myth,Gluten Freedomexplains the latest research, diagnostic procedures, and treatment/diet recommendations, helping consumers make the best choices for themselves and their families.Gluten Freedomalso discusses important nutritional implications for behavior-related diagnoses such as autism and conditions such as depression, anxiety, and “foggy mind.” Other highlights include:

• The differences between celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and wheat allergy

• Current best practices for gluten-related disorders at any age

• Practical information on setting up a gluten-free kitchen, reading labels, and staying safe and healthy in a world filled with hidden sources of gluten

• The psychological impact of a diagnosis and its effect on a family

• Groundbreaking research for prevention and therapy

• Reliable and accurate resources for patients, parents, and physicians

• And even recipes for an authentic gluten-free Italian dinner from Dr. Fasano’s home kitchen

World-renowned pediatric gastroenterologist and research scientist Alessio Fasano is founder and director of the Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital, the first research and treatment center for celiac disease, wheat allergy, and gluten sensitivity in the U.S. Dr. Fasano created the Center in 1996 to advance the...
Title:Gluten Freedom: The Nation's Leading Expert Offers The Essential Guide To A Healthy, Gluten-free…Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:Turner Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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From the Author

"This book is one of the best all-in-one sources of information for anyone living with or interested in celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and gluten-free living." -Celebrate Gluten-Free

Table of Contents

List of Contributors - xi Acknowledgments - xii Foreword by Rich Gannon Preface - xv Introduction - xix PART ONE: Gluten Enters the Picture Chapter One Gluten Gets Into the Gut-and Other Places - 5 Chapter Two New Clinical Faces of Gluten Freedom - 21 Chapter Three The Spectrum of Gluten-Related Disorders - 27 Chapter Four Making Sense of Gluten, Leaky Gut, and Autoimmunity - 51 Chapter Five Getting the Right Diagnosis - 65 Chapter Six Gluten and Your Brain - 89 PART TWO: Learning to Live Without Gluten Chapter Seven Living Well on the Gluten-Free Diet - 109 Chapter Eight Gluten-Free Cooking and Dining - 129 Chapter Nine Dinner With Dr. Fasano - 157 PART THREE Gluten-Free for Life Chapter Ten Pregnancy and the Gluten-Free Diet - 169 Chapter Eleven Gluten-Free Milestones in Childhood - 187 Chapter Twelve Navigating Gluten-Free Family Life - 205 Chapter Thirteen Getting Through College Gluten Free - 221 Chapter Fourteen Gluten in Your Golden Years - 233 PART FOUR Going Beyond Gluten Chapter Fifteen Preventing Gluten-Related Disorders - 255 Chapter Sixteen New Treatments and Therapies - 269 Epilogue Making Wishes Come True - 281 Recommended Reading - 287 Resources - 299 Appendix: Apps for Mobile Phones - 303 Glossary - 305 Index - 315

Editorial Reviews

"When faced with a diagnosis that requires someone to change their entire life, the questions become: 'Why' and 'How'? Not only does Dr. Fasano's new book Gluten Freedom provide a scientific explanation of why a gluten-free life can help you heal, but he also tells you how best to make this happen. . . . [an] excellent resource for the newly diagnosed." -Kyra Bussanich, author of Sweet Cravings: 50 Seductive Desserts for a Gluten-Free Lifestyle (Ten Speed Press) and three-time gluten-free winner of Cupcake Wars