Food Allergies and Intolerances 2021
Best book available on this topic! It covers how to determine the offending foods, manage reactions; exploration of intolerances to chemicals and dyes in foods; pediatric food allergies, and emerging areas of research.
Level 2 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.3.3, 2.2.2, 2.2.4, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 6.1.2, 6.2.5, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.3.7, 8.4.1, 8.4.2, 8.4.3, 8.4.4, 9.1.1, 9.2.1, 9.4.1, 10.1.1, 10.2.4, 10.2.10, 10.2.11, 10.4.1
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Contrast and describe when a person is allergic to a food, or is sensitive, or has nonallergic food hypersensitivity.
2. Discuss the function of the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT).
3. Describe what happens during an anaphylactic reaction and name two foods most commonly associated with it occurring.
4. Identify ten foods that cause the most allergic reactions in children and adults.
5. Name three foods that likely cause a histamine reaction in people with that intolerance.
6. Explain how IgG4 may indicate increased intestinal permeability.
7. Name six common symptoms of food allergies.
8. Describe the rotation diet.
9. Identify the people most likely to have lactose intolerance and name two symptoms.
10. Identify the symptoms most closely associated with an egg or wheat or corn allergy.
11. Discuss how the maternal diet during pregnancy or breastfeeding can affect the infant’s eventual allergic propensity.
12. Name four foods that should be avoided on a mold-restricted diet.
13. Discuss three symptoms of fructose malabsorption.
14. Name two foods or additives shown to increase hyperactivity in children.
15. Describe three symptoms of sensitivity to monosodium glutamate (MSG) in foods.
16. Describe the Few Foods Elimination 14-day Diet.
17. Discuss two symptoms and causes of eosinophilic esophagitis and gastroenteritis.
18. Identify the antibody in mother’s colostrum and breastmilk that functions to protect the baby’s mucous membranes.
19. Describe the leaky gut syndrome and identify the test used to diagnose it.
Why we chose this book
It is the best review of the newest research on this topic! We have offered several different books by Dr. Joneja and they have been very well received by dietitians and other health professionals.
About the author
Dr. Janice Joneja, PhD, RDN, was an assistant professor of medical microbiology and author when she decided to return to school to become a registered dietitian. She wanted to apply the science of allergy to the practical management of adverse reactions to foods.