The Living Gluten-Free Answer Book

ISBN: 9781402210594

By: Suzanne Bowland

Published: 01/01/2008

Written by a gluten-free expert who’s been living the lifestyle for over six years...

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Celiac Disease, the inability to digest the protein gluten found in certain grains such as wheat, is estimated to affect 1 in 133 Americans, and non-celiac glutensensitivity is also a widely undiagnosed condition potentially affecting millions more. Written by a gluten-free expert who’s been living the lifestyle for over six years, The Living Gluten-Free Answer Book helps these individuals find a healthy, happy, glutenfree life. Author Suzanne Bowland breaks down all you need to know about gluten and gluten-free living, offering detailed guidance on questions such as: -What is Celiac disease and gluten intolerance? -What is your level of gluten-intolerance? -What can’t you eat? -How can you decipher food labels and medications? -What are some strategies for eating gluten-free at restaurants? Written in an easy-to-read Q&A format that discusses pitfalls and provides solutions, The Living Gluten-Free Answer Book will become a must-have reference for every person dealing with gluten intolerance.

About the Author

Suzanne Bowland

Suzanne Bowland, who has been living glutenfree for over six years, is founder and president of GF Culinary Productions, Inc., a company devoted to taking the gluten-free food movement to the next level of national awareness and tasting enjoyment through a series of annual special events for the public that focus on gluten-free culinary education. Her website is www. theglutenfreelifestyle.com. She lives near Denver, CO.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Gluten-Intolerance: What Is It?
Chapter 2: Living Gluten-Free: What Are You In For?Realities, Expectations, and Perspectives
Chapter 3: Gluten 101: Defining, Finding, and Avoiding Gluten
Chapter 4: Reading Food Labels: Put on Your Sleuth Hat and Read the Fine Print
Chapter 5: The Kitchen: Making Your Kitchen Gluten-Free
Chapter 6: Food Products: What Are Your Options?
Chapter 7: Staple Ingredients: Broadening Your Pantry
Chapter 8: Grocery Shopping: Basics, Tips, and Strategies
Chapter 9: The Bathroom and Medicine Cabinet: Looking Beyond the Kitchen
Chapter 10: Dining Out: Survival Tactics and Proactive Approaches
Chapter 11: Ethnic Cuisines: Tips for Recipes and What to Look for on Restaurant Menus
Chapter 12: Traveling: Making Trips Worry- and Hunger-Free
Chapter 13: Baking and Cooking: Making Transitions
Chapter 14: Family and Children: What They Need to Know
Chapter 15: Friends, Social Events, and Work: Tips for Holding the Line
Chapter 16: Health and Nutrition: Looking beyond Gluten for Better Health
Chapter 17: Psychology: Developing Coping Strategies and Managing Cravings

Conclusion: Brave New Gluten-Free World: Hopeful Musings for the Future

Appendix A: Art & Science: Gluten-Free Chemistry and Substitution Tips
Appendix B: Gluten-Free Food Company Directory Bibliography
About the Author


Excerpt from the Living Gluten-Free Answer Book

What is gluten-intolerance and celiac disease?
Defining gluten-intolerance and celiac disease begins with understanding one basic human functi...

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Format: Paperback

Length: 8 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 18.72 oz
Page Count: 368 pages


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