Chapter 12. Lifestyle Issues

  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. Tanya Wright BSc, RD, MSc Allergy Specialist Dietitian Allergy Services Coordinator

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch12

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

How to Cite

Wright, T. (2009) Lifestyle Issues, in Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance (eds I. Skypala and C. Venter), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch12

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. Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS 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:

  • lifestyle issues;
  • cross-contamination, transferring of food allergens from one food to another;
  • Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances (ACBS);
  • allergy in schools website, tool for schools managing children;
  • managing food allergy at home, great opportunity for sufferers;
  • reintroduction of foods, leading to achievable nutritional quality in diet

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The burden of anaphylaxis and food allergy

  • The importance of reintroduction of foods

  • Cross-contamination

  • Items on prescription

  • Recipe information

  • Product information

  • Awareness products

  • Nurseries, childminders and carers

  • Managing food allergy at school

  • Managing food allergy at home

  • Managing food allergy at work

  • Eating out

  • Going on holiday

  • Support and resources