By Isabel Skypala, Carina Venter

During this first-class new ebook, professional dietitians Isabel Skypala and Carina Venter collect a workforce of professional authors to split truth from fiction and supply the reader with an authoritative and sensible consultant to diagnosing, handling and combating nutrition hypersensitivity and intolerance.

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Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

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Wiechal M, Glaser AG, Ballmer-Weber BK, Schmid GP, Crameri R. Wheat and maize thioredoxins: a novel cross-reactive cereal allergen family related to baker’s asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006; 117: 676–81. qxd 22/12/2008 14:58 Page 37 The Role of Food Hypersensitivity in Different Disorders 37 33. Alvarez MJ, Tabar AI, Quirce S et al. Diversity of allergens causing occupational asthma among cereal workers as demonstrated by exposure procedures. Clin Exp Allergy 1996; 26: 147–53. 34. Brant A. Baker’s asthma.

Urticaria and angio-oedema It is thought that between 15% and 24% of the population will experience urticaria and angio-oedema at some time in their lives10. These two allergic skin manifestations commonly occur together, but may also occur separately. Kaplan et al. 2 Summary of cutaneous food hypersensitivity reactions2,3,7,12. g. qxd 24 22/12/2008 14:58 Page 24 Food Hypersensitivity that in 50% of cases urticaria occurs in isolation, in 40% both are seen in association, whilst only 10% of patients will experience angio-oedema in isolation11.

Kaplan AP. Clinical practice: chronic urticaria and angioedema. N Engl J Med 2002; 346: 175–9. qxd 30 22/12/2008 14:58 Page 30 Food Hypersensitivity 12. Powell RJ, Du Toit GL, Siddique N et al. BSACI guidelines for the management of chronic urticaria and angio-oedema. Clin Exp Allergy 2007; 37: 631–50. 13. Dibbern DA Jr, Dreskin SC. Urticaria and angioedema: an overview. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 2004; 24: 141– 62, v. 14. Baxi S, Dinakar C. Urticaria and angioedema. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 2005; 25: 353–67, vii.

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