Chapter 11. Nutritional Consequences of Avoidance, and Practical Approaches to Nutritional Management

  1. Isabel Skypala BSc Nutrition and Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, RD Specialist Allergy Dietitian Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies Honorary Senior Lecturer2,3 and
  2. Carina Venter BSc Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, PhD, RD Senior Allergy Dietitian Senior Research Fellow4
  1. Ruth Kershaw BSc, RD Specialist Paediatric Allergy Dietitian Lecturer

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch11

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

How to Cite

Kershaw, R. (2009) Nutritional Consequences of Avoidance, and Practical Approaches to Nutritional Management, in Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance (eds I. Skypala and C. Venter), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, UK

  2. 3

    Imperial College London, UK

  3. 4

    David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. London Metropolitan University Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170369

Online ISBN: 9781444312119

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Keywords:

  • practical approaches to nutritional management;
  • cow's-milk-based infant formulas, second most appropriate nutrition for healthy infants;
  • whole milk, good source of vitamin A;
  • nuts, good source of energy;
  • soya beans contain significant levels of isoflavines;
  • fish and shellfish - valuable sources of high-quality protein;
  • fatty fish, containing high levels of fat-soluble vitamins A and D;
  • cereal grains, major component of human diet

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment of dietary adequacy

  • Factors affecting nutritional status

  • Ensuring optimal nutritional status while following a food-avoidance diet

  • The nutritional consequences of avoiding a number of common food allergens

  • Vitamin and mineral supplements

  • Other common nutritional issues encountered when implementing food-avoidance diets

  • Conclusion