The author's expertise, can-do attitude, and focus on good nutrition gives anyone confidence and know-how to maintain the GF diet, especially those who need to be gluten-free for a lifetime. --ForeWord This Week
, January 13, 2011
As many as one out of every 133 Americans has celiac disease, and many of them are children. Danna Korn, a nationally recognized authority on how to live gluten-free offers guidance on how parents and caregivers can help children adjust to a gluten-free lifestyle. The best ways to educate family and friends, what to look for when grocery shopping, tips for maintaining a gluten-free kitchen, and substitutions for gluten-containing ingredients are offered in a friendly, reassuring style.
Health information is included too, with a discussion of testing methods and common symptoms. A helpful appendix lists ingredients and additives that are safe as well as those that are forbidden. A glossary defines common terms related to his autoimmune condition. --Taste for Life, January 2011
Korn covers everything. Parent emotions and grief. What to do (when going gluten free). What to say to your child and to others. How to read labels. Celiac sprue. Gluten intolerance. Wheat allergy. School. Birthday parties. Camp. Restaurants. Cheating and accidental infractions. It's all there. --Not New to Autism Blog (Homeschooling, Autism & ''Stuff'')
About the Author
Danna Korn is also the author of LIVING GLUTEN-FREE FOR DUMMIES, WHEAT-FREE, WORRY FREE, and co-author of GLUTEN-FREE COOKING FOR DUMMIES. She speaks frequently around the country to healthcare professionals, children with celiac disease and their parents, and parents of kids with autism who eat a gluten-free/casein-free diet. She lives with her husband and two children in southern California.