Food Without Fear: Identify, Prevent, and Treat Food Allergies, Intolerances, and Sensitivities

Ruchi Gupta (Author) Kristin Loberg (With)
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Allergies are an epidemic--but they don't have to be. A world-renowned researcher and physician offers the first book to address the entire spectrum of food-related health conditions, from allergy to sensitivity, and what to do about it.

The stats are clear: food allergies are on the rise:
  • Every day, more than five hundred people in the US go to the emergency room following a bad allergic reaction to food
  • 1 in 10 people have food allergies--and they are acute, alarming, and can be life-threatening
But allergy itself is just the tip of the iceberg: there is a whole spectrum of food-related conditions, including sensitivities, intolerances, and challenges. 1 in 5--fully 20%--people have food intolerances or sensitivities, and while these can be debilitating, they are chronic and can also be life-threatening in the long-term. Additionally, there are several autoimmune disorders that can masquerade as allergic disease. This means a lot of confusion, potential misdiagnoses, and poor self-care. But there is good news: there is a wealth of new information available--and it could change your health and your life.
Dr. Ruchi Gupta is on the front lines of this epidemic. Based on revolutionary research from her lab, Food Without Fear is the first book to address the entire spectrum of food-related health conditions, from allergy to sensitivity. This panoramic view of food challenges empowers readers, arming them with the info to ask the right questions and get a proper diagnosis. From debunking common myths (an allergy and an intolerance aren't the same thing--and both can have life-threatening effects) to understanding masqueraders, to learning about triggers (including environmental factors), Dr. Gupta tells you all you need to know. Using a framework of identify, empower, manage, prevent, and treat, Food Without Fear offers hope and help to the millions of people who are affected. Nourishment doesn't have to be an enemy.

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Hachette Go
Publish Date
May 18, 2021
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About the Author

Dr. Ruchi Gupta is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Northwestern Medicine and has more than 15 years of experience as a board-certified pediatrician in private practice and respected health researcher. She is the director of the Science and Outcomes of Allergy and Asthma Research Team (SOAAR) and is a clinical attending at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital Chicago. With a medical degree from the University of Louisville and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard, Dr. Gupta is world-renowned for her groundbreaking research in the areas of food allergy and asthma epidemiology. In 2018, Dr. Gupta was awarded the "Mary Ann and J. Milburn Smith Research Professorship for a Sr. Scientist in Child Health Research" chair at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's Research Scholar Investiture Ceremony.

Kristin Loberg has a lengthy list of successful collaborations with eleven New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers to her credit. Kristin earned her degree from Cornell University, and lives in Los Angeles. She is a member of the Author's Guild, PEN, and teaches an intensive proposal-writing workshop at UCLA annually.