Explaining Food Allergy

Author(s): Carol Ballard

Social Issues | Health and Nutrition | Human Body

The Explaining series looks at a range of conditions, illnesses and disabilities that affect children and adults all over the world. The books explain why they occur, how they are diagnosed, how they affect people and how they can be treated.

Explaining: Food Allergy will help you understand what a food allergy is and how it affects people. Case studies illustrate what is like to live with a food allergy and how people with the condition manage it to live full and happy lives.



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Dr Carol Ballard has written several children's books on human biology and health. A specialist in primary science, she currently teaches science, mathematics and geography in primary school.

What are food allergies? Food allergies: a brief history Food aversion, intolerance or allerg What is an allergic reaction? Food allergies: common culprits Signs and symptoms of food allergies Anaphylaxis Testing for food allergies Avoiding allergic reactions Treating allergic reactions Food allergies on the rise Food allergies and families Food allergies and age Living with food allergies 21st century problems The future for food allergies Glossary Further information Index

General Fields

  • : 9781445117737
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Franklin Watts Ltd
  • : 0.2
  • : August 2013
  • : 266x209mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Carol Ballard
  • : Paperback
  • : 616.975
  • : 48