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									                                   Index
                                           Blueberry Muffins, 312
• Recipe Index •                           Caramel Popcorn, 317
                                           Chicken and Rice, 314–315




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Banana Pancakes recipe, 310
Blondie Cake recipe, 324                   Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
Blueberry Muffins recipe, 312              Chocolate Pudding, 324




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bread and breakfast recipes                Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
 Banana Pancakes, 310                      Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
                                           Cinnamon Syrup, 310




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 Blueberry Muffins, 312
 Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          Corn Muffins, 310–311
 Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
                                           Cream Filling, 325

                                          MA
 Corn Muffins, 310–311
 Potato Pancakes, 309                      Fruit Crisp, 323
 Pumpkin Bread, 312                        Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
 Vanilla Icing, 311                        Mexican Casserole, 315
                                           Minty Cream Filling, 318
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cake and dessert recipes
 Blondie Cake, 324                         Molasses Cookies, 320
                                           Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
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 Chocolate Pudding, 324
 Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                Potato Pancakes, 309
 Cream Filling recipe, 325                 Pumpkin Bread, 312
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 Fruit Crisp, 323                          Pumpkin Pie, 326
 Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                      Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
 Pumpkin Pie, 326                          Rice Krispie Treats, 321
 Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327            Sugar Cookies, 322
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 Sweet Potato Pie, 328                     Sweet Potato Pie, 328
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
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 Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 Turkey Soup, 314
Caramel Popcorn recipe, 317                Vanilla Frosting, 327
Chicken and Rice recipe, 314–315           Vanilla Icing, 311
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Chocolate Melt Away Cookies recipe, 318    Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
Chocolate Pudding recipe, 324             Fruit Crisp recipe, 323
Cinnamon Crunch Cookies recipe, 319       Hot Fudge Sauce recipe, 326
Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          main course recipes
Cinnamon Syrup recipe, 310                 Chicken and Rice, 314–315
Corn Muffins recipe, 310–311               Mexican Casserole, 315
Cream Filled Cupcakes recipe, 325          Turkey Soup, 314
Cream Filling recipe, 325                 Mexican Casserole recipe, 315
egg-free recipes                          milk-free recipes
 Banana Pancakes, 310                      Banana Pancakes, 310
 Blondie Cake, 324                         Blondie Cake, 324
                                           Blueberry Muffins, 312
336   Food Allergies For Dummies

      milk-free recipes (continued)              Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
       Caramel Popcorn, 317                      Mexican Casserole, 315
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 Minty Cream Filling, 318
       Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          Molasses Cookies, 320
       Chocolate Pudding, 324                    Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
       Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              Potato Pancakes, 309
       Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          Pumpkin Bread, 312
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Pumpkin Pie, 326
       Corn Muffins, 310–311                     Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       Cream Filling, 325                        Sugar Cookies, 322
       Fruit Crisp, 323                          Sweet Potato Pie, 328
       Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                      Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
       Mexican Casserole, 315                    Turkey Soup, 314
       Minty Cream Filling, 318                  Vanilla Frosting, 327
       Molasses Cookies, 320                     Vanilla Icing, 311
       Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                  Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
       Potato Pancakes, 309                     Oatmeal Cookies recipe, 320–321
       Pumpkin Bread, 312                       peanut-free recipes
       Pumpkin Pie, 326                          Banana Pancakes, 310
       Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327            Blondie Cake, 324
       Rice Krispie Treats, 321                  Blueberry Muffins, 312
       Sugar Cookies, 322                        Caramel Popcorn, 317
       Sweet Potato Pie, 328                     Chicken and Rice, 314–315
       Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322    Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
       Turkey Soup, 314                          Chocolate Pudding, 324
       Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
       Vanilla Icing, 311                        Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
       Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 Cinnamon Syrup, 310
      Minty Cream Filling recipe, 318            Corn Muffins, 310–311
      Molasses Cookies recipe, 320               Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
      nut-free recipes                           Cream Filling, 325
       Banana Pancakes, 310                      Fruit Crisp, 323
       Blondie Cake, 324                         Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
       Blueberry Muffins, 312                    Mexican Casserole, 315
       Caramel Popcorn, 317                      Minty Cream Filling, 318
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 Molasses Cookies, 320
       Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
       Chocolate Pudding, 324                    Potato Pancakes, 309
       Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              Pumpkin Bread, 312
       Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          Pumpkin Pie, 326
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       Corn Muffins, 310–311                     Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                Sugar Cookies, 322
       Cream Filling, 325                        Sweet Potato Pie, 328
       Fruit Crisp, 323                          Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
                                                                              Index   337
 Turkey Soup, 314                          Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Turkey Soup, 314
 Vanilla Icing, 311                        Vanilla Frosting, 327
 Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 Vanilla Icing, 311
Potato Pancakes recipe, 309                Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
Pumpkin Bread recipe, 312                 Sugar Cookies recipe, 322
Pumpkin Pie recipe, 326                   Sweet Potato Pie recipe, 328
Raisin and Spice Cupcakes recipe, 327     Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies recipe,
Rice Krispie Treats recipe, 321               322
snack and cookie recipes                  Turkey Soup recipe, 314
 Caramel Popcorn, 317                     Vanilla Frosting recipe, 327
 Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318         Vanilla Icing recipe, 311
 Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319             Wacky Chocolate Cake recipe, 328
 Minty Cream Filling, 318                 wheat-free recipes
 Molasses Cookies, 320                     Banana Pancakes, 310
 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                  Blondie Cake, 324
 Rice Krispie Treats, 321                  Blueberry Muffins, 312
 Sugar Cookies, 322                        Caramel Popcorn, 317
 Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322    Chicken and Rice, 314–315
soy-free recipes                           Chocolate Pudding, 324
 Banana Pancakes, 310                      Cinnamon Syrup, 310
 Blondie Cake, 324                         Corn Muffins, 310–311
 Blueberry Muffins, 312                    Fruit Crisp, 323
 Caramel Popcorn, 317                      Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
 Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 Mexican Casserole, 315
 Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          Minty Cream Filling, 318
 Chocolate Pudding, 324                    Molasses Cookies, 320
 Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
 Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          Potato Pancakes, 309
 Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Pumpkin Bread, 312
 Corn Muffins, 310–311                     Pumpkin Pie, 326
 Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
 Cream Filling, 325                        Rice Krispie Treats, 321
 Fruit Crisp, 323                          Sweet Potato Pie, 328
 Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                      Turkey Soup, 314
 Mexican Casserole, 315                    Vanilla Frosting, 327
 Minty Cream Filling, 318                  Vanilla Icing, 311
 Molasses Cookies, 320
 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
 Potato Pancakes, 309                     • Alphabetical •
 Pumpkin Bread, 312                       Banana Pancakes recipe, 310
 Pumpkin Pie, 326                         Blondie Cake recipe, 324
 Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327           Blueberry Muffins recipe, 312
 Rice Krispie Treats, 321                 Caramel Popcorn recipe, 317
 Sugar Cookies, 322                       Chicken and Rice recipe, 314–315
 Sweet Potato Pie, 328
338   Food Allergies For Dummies

      Chocolate Melt Away Cookies recipe, 318      Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
      Chocolate Pudding recipe, 324                Mexican Casserole, 315
      Cinnamon Crunch Cookies recipe, 319          Minty Cream Filling, 318
      Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311             Molasses Cookies, 320
      Cinnamon Syrup recipe, 310                   Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
      Corn Muffins recipe, 310–311                 Potato Pancakes, 309
      Cream Filled Cupcakes recipe, 325            Pumpkin Bread, 312
      Cream Filling recipe, 325                    Pumpkin Pie, 326
      Fruit Crisp recipe, 323                      Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
      Hot Fudge Sauce recipe, 326                  Rice Krispie Treats, 321
      Mexican Casserole recipe, 315                Sugar Cookies, 322
      Minty Cream Filling recipe, 318              Sweet Potato Pie, 328
      Molasses Cookies recipe, 320                 Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
      Oatmeal Cookies recipe, 320–321              Turkey Soup, 314
      Potato Pancakes recipe, 309                  Vanilla Frosting, 327
      Pumpkin Bread recipe, 312                    Vanilla Icing, 311
      Pumpkin Pie recipe, 326                      Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
      Raisin and Spice Cupcakes recipe, 327       milk-free recipes
      Rice Krispie Treats recipe, 321              Banana Pancakes, 310
      Sugar Cookies recipe, 322                    Blondie Cake, 324
      Sweet Potato Pie recipe, 328                 Blueberry Muffins, 312
      Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies recipe,    Caramel Popcorn, 317
          322                                      Chicken and Rice, 314–315
      Turkey Soup recipe, 314                      Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
      Vanilla Frosting recipe, 327                 Chocolate Pudding, 324
      Vanilla Icing recipe, 311                    Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
      Wacky Chocolate Cake recipe, 328             Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
                                                   Cinnamon Syrup, 310
      • Recipes by Allergy •                       Corn Muffins, 310–311
                                                   Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
      egg-free recipes                             Cream Filling, 325
       Banana Pancakes, 310                        Fruit Crisp, 323
       Blondie Cake, 324                           Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
       Blueberry Muffins, 312                      Mexican Casserole, 315
       Caramel Popcorn, 317                        Minty Cream Filling, 318
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315                   Molasses Cookies, 320
       Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318            Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
       Chocolate Pudding, 324                      Potato Pancakes, 309
       Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319                Pumpkin Bread, 312
       Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311            Pumpkin Pie, 326
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                         Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       Corn Muffins, 310–311                       Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                  Sugar Cookies, 322
       Cream Filling, 325                          Sweet Potato Pie, 328
       Fruit Crisp, 323                            Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
                                                   Turkey Soup, 314
                                                                              Index   339
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Corn Muffins, 310–311
 Vanilla Icing, 311                        Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
 Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 Cream Filling, 325
nut-free recipes                           Fruit Crisp, 323
 Banana Pancakes, 310                      Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
 Blondie Cake, 324                         Mexican Casserole, 315
 Blueberry Muffins, 312                    Minty Cream Filling, 318
 Caramel Popcorn, 317                      Molasses Cookies, 320
 Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
 Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          Potato Pancakes, 309
 Chocolate Pudding, 324                    Pumpkin Bread, 312
 Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              Pumpkin Pie, 326
 Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
 Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Rice Krispie Treats, 321
 Corn Muffins, 310–311                     Sugar Cookies, 322
 Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                Sweet Potato Pie, 328
 Cream Filling, 325                        Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
 Fruit Crisp, 323                          Turkey Soup, 314
 Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                      Vanilla Frosting, 327
 Mexican Casserole, 315                    Vanilla Icing, 311
 Minty Cream Filling, 318                  Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
 Molasses Cookies, 320                    soy-free recipes
 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                  Banana Pancakes, 310
 Potato Pancakes, 309                      Blondie Cake, 324
 Pumpkin Bread, 312                        Blueberry Muffins, 312
 Pumpkin Pie, 326                          Caramel Popcorn, 317
 Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327            Chicken and Rice, 314–315
 Rice Krispie Treats, 321                  Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
 Sugar Cookies, 322                        Chocolate Pudding, 324
 Sweet Potato Pie, 328                     Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
 Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322    Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
 Turkey Soup, 314                          Cinnamon Syrup, 310
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Corn Muffins, 310–311
 Vanilla Icing, 311                        Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
 Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 Cream Filling, 325
peanut-free recipes                        Fruit Crisp, 323
 Banana Pancakes, 310                      Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
 Blondie Cake, 324                         Mexican Casserole, 315
 Blueberry Muffins, 312                    Minty Cream Filling, 318
 Caramel Popcorn, 317                      Molasses Cookies, 320
 Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
 Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          Potato Pancakes, 309
 Chocolate Pudding, 324                    Pumpkin Bread, 312
 Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              Pumpkin Pie, 326
 Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
 Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Rice Krispie Treats, 321
340   Food Allergies For Dummies

      soy-free recipes (continued)              cake and dessert recipes
       Sugar Cookies, 322                        Blondie Cake, 324
       Sweet Potato Pie, 328                     Chocolate Pudding, 324
       Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322    Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
       Turkey Soup, 314                          Cream Filling recipe, 325
       Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Fruit Crisp, 323
       Vanilla Icing, 311                        Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
       Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 Pumpkin Pie, 326
      wheat-free recipes                         Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       Banana Pancakes, 310                      Sweet Potato Pie, 328
       Blondie Cake, 324                         Vanilla Frosting, 327
       Blueberry Muffins, 312                    Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
       Caramel Popcorn, 317                     main course recipes
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 Chicken and Rice, 314–315
       Chocolate Pudding, 324                    Mexican Casserole, 315
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       Turkey Soup, 314
       Corn Muffins, 310–311                    snack and cookie recipes
       Fruit Crisp, 323                          Caramel Popcorn, 317
       Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                      Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
       Mexican Casserole, 315                    Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
       Minty Cream Filling, 318                  Minty Cream Filling, 318
       Molasses Cookies, 320                     Molasses Cookies, 320
       Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                  Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
       Potato Pancakes, 309                      Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       Pumpkin Bread, 312                        Sugar Cookies, 322
       Pumpkin Pie, 326                          Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
       Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       Sweet Potato Pie, 328
       Turkey Soup, 314                         • General Index •
       Vanilla Frosting, 327
       Vanilla Icing, 311
                                                • Numerics •
      • Recipes by Course •                     504 plans, 236–237

      bread and breakfast recipes
       Banana Pancakes, 310                     •A•
       Blueberry Muffins, 312                   AAFA (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of
       Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311             America) Web site, 298
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                      abdominal cramps, 13, 47, 138–139
       Corn Muffins, 310–311                    accommodations when traveling, 194
       Potato Pancakes, 309                     achooallergy Web site, 190
       Pumpkin Bread, 312                       acupressure, 151
       Vanilla Icing, 311                       acupuncturists, 94, 151
                                                ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), 238
                                                                                  Index    341
ADD (attention deficit disorder), 50         allergy alert jewelry, 128
additives, reactions to, 13                  Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of
adolescents, nutritional needs, 124–125           Asthmatics Web site, 296–297
adults, calcium intake, 125                  allergy prevention, early intervention, 254
after-school activities, 226                 allergy shots
airborne allergens                            downside, 155–156
 baker’s asthma, 177                          eczema, 155
 cooking, 65                                  food allergies, 156
 dining out, 188                             Alleve, 31
 food prep, 177                              Almond Extract, made with peanuts, 70
 introduction, 19                            alternative therapy
 level-four risks, 64–65                      chelation, 22
 level-one risks, 63–64                       chiropractic, 22
 level-three risks, 64–65                     cytotoxic testing, 20
 level-two risks, 64                          ELISA/ACT testing, 20
 open stove, 177                              full-body cleansing, 22
 peanuts, 63, 79–81                           homeotherapy, 22
 steaming foods, 177                          IgG tests, 21
albuterol, 20                                 immune-complex tests, 21
ALCAT testing, 146                            leaky gut, 22
AllAllergy.net Web site, 300                  massage therapy, 22
allergenic, 329                               NAET, 21
allergens                                     pulse test, 21
 airborne, 19, 62–66, 176–177                 supplements, 22
 amount for a reaction, 57–58                American Academy of Allergy, Asthma &
 definition, 329                                  Immunology, 96, 299
 proteins, 15                                American Academy of Pediatrics, 96
 severity of reaction, 58–59                 American Board of Medical Specialties, 96
allergic colitis, 138                        American College of Allergy, Asthma, &
allergic eosinophilic gastroenteritis, 137        Immunology, 96, 299
allergic proctitis, 138                      Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 238
allergic rhinitis, 139–140                   amino acids, 28, 329
allergies                                    anaphylaxis
 monitoring, 264–266                          antihistamines, 132
 non-IgE mediated, 109–110                    biphasic, 48
allergists                                    cardiovascular system, 48–49
 appointment, 97–98                           corticosteroids, 133
 benefits, 16                                 definition, 329
 choosing, 16–17                              epinephrine, 129–132
 credentials, 96                              gastrointestinal tract, 48
 definition, 329                              H2 blockers, 132–133
 experience, 94                               inhalant medications, 133
 GP referral to, 90                           introduction, 47
 insurance coverage, 95–96                    medical alert jewelry, 128
 interpersonal skills, 94                     protracted, 48
 physical exam, 100                           respiratory reactions, 48
 training, 94                                 risk factors, 49
342   Food Allergies For Dummies

      anaphylaxis (continued)                         moisturizer, 133–134
       skin reactions, 48                             peanuts, 44
       treatment plan, 129–133                        soy, 44
       triggers, avoiding, 128                        steroid creams, 134
       triggers, identifying, 128                     wheat, 44
       uniphasic, 48                                 attention deficit disorder (ADD), 50
      Anaphylaxis Campaign Web site, 300             autoimmune disease, 329
      Anaphylaxis Canada Web site, 298–299           autoinjector, 330
      angioedema, 45, 329                            avoidance diet
      antacids, 39                                    definition, 330
      anthroposophy, 151                              designing, 115–116
      antibiotics, suspicion in promoting             eosinophilic gastroenteritis, 137
           allergies, 39                              food labels, 116–119
      antibodies, 329                                 strictness, 116
      antihistamines
       allergic rhinitis, 140
       anaphylaxis, 132                              •B•
       Benedryl, 19                                  baby formula, 255, 256
       definition, 329                               baby sitters, 180–181
       eczema, 134                                   Bach’s flowers, 151
       H1 blockers, 19                               baked goods, peanuts, 70
       hives, 134–135                                bakeries, 187
      anti-IgE antibody therapy, 23, 162–165, 329    baker’s asthma, 177
      anxiety, hives, 44                             Banana Pancakes recipe, 310
      aromatherapy, 151                              banning foods, pros and cons, 169–172
      Asian restaurants, nuts used in recipes, 187   basophils, 330
      Ask Before You Eat Program, 190                beer, histamines, 30
      asthma                                         Benedryl, 20, 330
       baker’s asthma, 177                           Berger, William E. (Asthma For Dummies),
       introduction, 42                                  46, 139
       symptoms, 139                                 biofeedback, 150
       treatments, 139                               biopsies, non-IgE mediated allergies, 110
      Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America       biphasic anaphylaxis, 48
           (AAFA) Web site, 298                      Blondie Cake recipe, 324
      Asthma For Dummies (Berger and Joyner-         blood tests, diagnosis with, 17
           Kersee), 46, 139                          Blueberry Muffins recipe, 312
      atopic, 330                                    blueness, 13
      atopic dermatitis (eczema)                     Brazil nuts, 28
       allergy shots, 155, 330                       bread and breakfast recipes
       antihistamines, 134                            Banana Pancakes, 310
       definition (atopic dermatitis), 330            Blueberry Muffins, 312
       definition (eczema), 331                       Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
       eggs, 44                                       Cinnamon Syrup, 310
       hives (urticaria), 44–45                       Corn Muffins, 310–311
       introduction, 42                               Potato Pancakes, 309
       medicated creams, 134                          Pumpkin Bread, 312
       milk, 44
                                                                                  Index   343
breads, wheat-free, 291–292                    caregivers. See also daycare; preschool
breastfeeding, prevention strategy, 254, 256    educating, 209–210
breath hydrogen test, 111                       lunchroom policies, 211–212
breathing difficulty, 42                       casien, milk, 53
breathing exercises, 150                       celiac disease, 138–139
Bryan’s test, 142–144                          champagne, 31
buffets, 187                                   cheese substitutes, 289–290
bulk foods, 116                                chef cards, 189–190
bus riding, school, 231                        chelation, 22, 148
butter substitutes, 289                        chemical reaction, hives, 44
                                               chemical sensitivities, 32
•C•                                            Chicken and Rice recipe, 314–315
                                               chicken dishes, peanuts, 73
cafeteria procedures, school, 224              children. See also teenagers
cake and dessert recipes                        asking for help, 276
 Blondie Cake, 324                              clean table, 274
 Chocolate Pudding, 324                         eating off plate/napkin, 274
 Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                     FANKids Web site, 272
 Cream Filling recipe, 325                      food fights, 275
 Fruit Crisp, 323                               friends, 273
 Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                           health emergency card, 276–277
 Pumpkin Pie, 326                               label reading, 272–273
 Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327                 nutritional needs, 124–125
 Sweet Potato Pie, 328                          others who have allergies, 271–272
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                          poor growth in, 47
 Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                      questions, 273
calcium                                         signs/symptoms, 276
 adults, 125                                    sloppy eating friends, 274–275
 daily requirements, 124                        snacks, 275
 sources, 288                                   support, 272
camp                                            swapping lunches, 275
 bunkmates, 285                                chills, 13
 counselors, training, 283                     Chinese herbal remedy
 emergency information, 281–282                 FAHF-2, 162–163
 food service, 280–281                          overview, 23
 refresher course for child, 284               chiropractic, 22, 94, 150
 selecting food allergy-friendly, 284–285      chocolate
 support network, 282                           alternatives, 290
candy, peanuts, 71–72                           histamines, 30
CAP-FEIA, 104                                  Chocolate Melt Away Cookies recipe, 318
CAP-RAST, 104                                  Chocolate Pudding recipe, 324
Caramel Popcorn recipe, 317                    chromotherapy, 151
cardiovascular system                          cimetidine, 20, 133
 anaphylaxis, 48–49                            Cinnamon Crunch Cookies recipe, 319
 overview, 42                                  Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
                                               Cinnamon Syrup recipe, 310
344   Food Allergies For Dummies

      clean table, 274                           serving, 174, 176
      cleaning up                                storage, 174, 176
       cookware, 178                            cross-reactivity, skin tests, 102
       counters, 178                            cruises, 199
       dish rags, 178                           cutaneous reactions, 42–45
       dishes, 178                              cytotoxic testing, 20, 110, 142–144
       fabrics, 178
       grills, 179
       sponges, 178                             •D
       tablecloths, 178                         dairy-free labeling, 116
       towels, 178                              daycare. See also caregivers
       utensils, 178                             allergen-free, 204–205
      clinical ecology, 151                      benefits, 203
      cold, hives, 44                            emergency action plan, 213–216
      college                                    experience with food allergies, 205–206
       food allergy buddy, 286                   knowledge of food allergies, 205–206
       roommate education, 285                   nurse, 207–208
      colon cleansing, 148                       parties, 217–218
      complementary treatments, 330              peanut-free, 213
      constipation, 47                           risks of, 201–203
      contact reactions                          selecting, 203–205
       contact with eyes, 60                     size, 207
       hand to mouth, 60                         snack-time, 216–217
       mouth to mouth, 60                        uncooperative facilities, 206
       significant exposure, 60                 deli counter purchases, milk allergy, 116
      cookies, peanuts, 70                      depression, 50
      cooking                                   detection bias, 38
       airborne allergens, 65                   diagnosis
       cross-contamination, 174, 176             allergists, benefits, 16
       substitutions, 175                        blood tests, 17
      cookware, cleaning, 178                    elimination diet, 87
      Corn Muffins recipe, 310–311               food challenges, 17, 87
      corticosteroids, 20, 133, 330              food diary, 87
      coughing, 13                               process, 86–87
      Council for Educators and Students with    RASTs, 87
           Disabilities Web site, 237            skin tests, 17, 86–87
      counters, cleaning, 178                   diarrhea, 13, 47, 138–139
      Cream Filled Cupcakes recipe, 325         diet modification
      Cream Filling recipe, 325                  airborne allergen, 19
      cross-contamination                        cleaning eating surfaces, 19
       cooking, 174, 176                         food preparation, 18–19
       definition, 330                           label reading, 18
       desserts, 192                             sources, trusted, 18
       eating, 174                               while pregnant/breastfeeding, prevention,
       preparation, 174, 176                         256
       risk reduction, 175–176
                                                                                    Index   345
difficulty breathing, 13                         moisturizer, 133–134
dining out                                       peanuts, 44
 airborne exposure, 188                          soy, 44
 allergy-friendly restaurants, 187–188           steroid creams, 134
 Ask Before You Eat, 190                         wheat, 44
 bakeries, 187                                  EE (eosinophilic esophagitis), 137, 331
 buffets, 187                                   egg-free recipes
 chef cards, 189–190                             Banana Pancakes, 310
 Chinese food, 191                               Blondie Cake, 324
 choosing to, 186                                Blueberry Muffins, 312
 crisps, 191                                     Caramel Popcorn, 317
 desserts, 192                                   Chicken and Rice, 314–315
 dressings, 191                                  Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
 fast-food restaurants, 188                      Chocolate Pudding, 324
 hummus, 192                                     Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
 menu study, 190–192                             Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
 premade meals, 188                              Cinnamon Syrup, 310
 preparation, 191                                Corn Muffins, 310–311
 restaurants attitude, 187                       Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
 Satay sauce, 191                                Cream Filling, 325
 sauces, 191, 192                                Fruit Crisp, 323
 soups, 192                                      Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
 staff, informing about allergy, 188–190         Mexican Casserole, 315
 teenagers on dates, 250                         Minty Cream Filling, 318
 Thai dishes, 191                                Molasses Cookies, 320
 traveling, 195                                  Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
dish rags, cleaning, 178                         Potato Pancakes, 309
dishes, cleaning, 178                            Pumpkin Bread, 312
DNA immunization, 162                            Pumpkin Pie, 326
double-blind test, 330                           Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
                                                 Rice Krispie Treats, 321
•E•                                              Sugar Cookies, 322
                                                 Sweet Potato Pie, 328
eating, cross-contamination, 174                 Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
eating surfaces, cleaning, diet modification,    Turkey Soup, 314
    19                                           Vanilla Frosting, 327
eczema (atopic dermatitis)                       Vanilla Icing, 311
 allergy shots, 155                              Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
 antihistamines, 134                            eggs
 definition (atopic dermatitis), 330             alternatives, 290–291
 definition (eczema), 331                        eczema, 133
 eggs, 44                                        labels, 117
 hives (urticaria), 44–45                        outgrowing allergy, 258–259
 introduction, 42                                tips for finding in foods, 53
 medicated creams, 134                          electrodermal testing, 110, 147
 milk, 44
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      elimination diet                              mouth to mouth, 60
       description, 109                             significant, 60
       diagnosis, 87, 107–109                      eyes, contact with, 60
       non-IgE mediated allergies, 110
      ELISA/ACT (Enzyme-Linked Immuno-
          sorbent Assay) testing, 20, 144–145      •F•
      emergency action plan                        FAAN (Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis
       camp, 281–283                                    Network)
       daycare, 213–216                              Ask Before You Eat Program, 190
       health emergency card, 276–277                educational material for schools, 208, 227
       introduction, 131                             FANKids and FANTeen Web sites, 272
       preschool, 213–216                            Food Allergy Training Guide for
       school, 225, 227                                 Restaurants and Food Services, 186
      emergency health care form, schools, 223       ID bracelet and necklace, 185
      emergency information, 281–282                 training summer camp staff, 283
      emergency kit                                  traveling with allergies, 193
       assembling, 179–180                           Web site programs, 295–296
       taking with you, 184                        fabrics, cleaning, 178
      enterocolitis syndrome, 138, 331             FAHF-1, 23, 331
      environmental allergen, 331                  FAHF-2, 162–163, 331
      Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay            fainting, 13
          (ELISA/ACT) testing, 20, 144–145         FALCPA (Food Allergen Labeling and
      enzymes, 331                                      Consumer Protection Act), 117
      eosinophilic gastroenteritis, 136–137, 331   false negative, testing, 331
      epinephrine                                  false positive, testing, 331
       appearance, 130                             FANKids Web site, 272
       autoinjectors, 129                          FANTeen Web site, 272
       definition, 331                             fast-food restaurants, 188
       dosage, 129                                 fear of foods, 171
       EpiPen, 129, 130                            field trips for school, 225–226, 235–236
       expiration date, 130                        fish
       family members, 130                           introduction, 55–56
       hives, 135                                    labels, 119
       instructions, 129                             outgrowing allergy, 261
       overview, 19                                504 plans, 236–237
       prescription, 129                           flour, wheat-free, 292–293
       storage, 129                                food
       Twinject, 129, 130                            packing safe, 185
      EpiPen, introduction, 129                      serving, school, 227
      epitopes, 159                                food additives
      esophagus, EE (eosinophilic esophagitis),      MSG (monosodium glutamate), 31
          137                                        reactions to, 13
      exposure                                       sulfites, 30
       contact with eyes, 60                       Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer
       hand to mouth, 60                                Protection Act (FALCPA), 117
                                                                                     Index   347
food allergens, 331                            foreign travel, teenagers, 280
food allergies                                 friends assisting, teenagers, 247, 273–275
  allergy shots, 156                           fruit, oral allergy syndrome, 136
  defining, 12, 331                            Fruit Crisp recipe, 323
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network             full-body cleansers, 22
     (FAAN)
  Ask Before You Eat Program, 190
  educational material for schools, 208, 227   •G•
  FANKids and FANTeen Web sites, 272           gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),
  Food Allergy Training Guide for                   47, 332
     Restaurants and Food Services, 186        gastrointestinal tract
  ID bracelet and necklace, 185                 abdominal pain, 47
  training summer camp staff, 283               anaphylaxis, 48
  traveling with allergies, 193                 diarrhea, 47
  Web site programs, 295–296                    introduction, 42
Food Allergy Initiative, 186, 190, 197, 297     itching in mouth, 47
Food Allergy Kitchen Web site, 289,             nausea, 47
     297–298                                    swelling of tongue, 47
Food Allergy Training Guide for Restaurants     vomiting, 47
     and Food Services, 186                    general practitioner
food challenges                                 allergy testing, 91
  definition, 331                               emergency preparation, 91
  diagnosis, 17, 87                             food intolerance, 91–92
  outgrown allergies, 107                       history, 91
  reasons for, 106                              medical history, 90
  reintroducing foods with, 266–267             reason to see, 90
food diary, diagnosis, 87                       referral to allergist, 90, 92–94
food intolerances                              genetically engineered foods, 29
  definition, 332                              genetically engineered immunization shots,
  description, 12                                   23, 332
  food allergies, 32                           genetics
  general practitioner, 91–92                   as cause of allergy, 14, 15, 35–36
  history, 111                                  twin peanut study, 36
  introduction, 32                             GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease),
  lactose intolerance, 17–18                        47, 332
  overview, 17–18                              GI tract
  ruling out, 111                               EE (eosinophilic esophagitis), 137
  test results, 111                             eosinophilic gastroenteritis, 136–137
food poisoning, 12, 332                         oral allergy syndrome, 135–136
food preparation                                pollen-related allergy syndrome, 135–136
  diet modification, 18                        gluten, 332
  school, 227                                  gluten-free bread, 291
food storage, cross-contamination, 174, 176    gluten-sensitive enteropathy, 138–139
foods                                          goal setting, 114
  banning, pros and cons, 169–172              grills, cleaning up, 179
  fear of, 171                                 grocery stores, traveling, 195
  quarantining, 172–173
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                                              hypnosis, 150
      •H•                                     hypoallergenic, 332
      hair analysis, 147                      hypotension, 49
      hand contact to mouth ingestion, 60
      hand washing, 211–212, 224
      hazelnuts, immunotherapy, 157
                                              •I•
      health emergency card, 276–277          ice cream
      heart arrhythmia, 49                      alternatives, 288–289
      heart attack, 49                          peanuts, 72–73
      heartbeat, irregular, 13                IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities
      heat, hives, 44                              Education Act), 237–238
      herbal remedies, 148–149                IgE (immunoglobulin E), 17, 333
      histamine poisoning, 12, 332            IgE antibodies
      histamines                                non-IgE mediated allergies, 109–110
       beer, 30                                 RASTs, 103–104
       chocolate, 30                            skin tests, 101–102
       definition, 332                        IgE-mediated food allergy, 333
       Scombroid fish, 30                     IgG tests, 110, 146
       skin tests, 100                        IgG4 tests, 110
       strawberries, 30                       immune system
       tomatoes, 30                             definition, 333
       wine, 30                                 proteins, 29
      hives (urticaria)                       immune-complex tests, 146
       antihistamines, 134–135                immunization shots
       definition, 334                          genetically engineered, 23
       description of, 44–45                    immunostimulatory sequences, 165–166
       epinephrine, 135                         suspicion in promoting allergies, 39
       as symptom, 13, 42                     immunoassay for specific IgE, 17
      hoarseness, 13                          Immunoglobulin E (IgE), 17, 333
      home schooling, 221                     immunotherapy
      homeopathy, 22, 147–148                   activating the immune system, 154
      homologous protein immunotherapy, 161     allergy shots, 155
      Hopi candles, 151                         deactivating the immune system, 154
      Hot Fudge Sauce recipe, 326               definition, 333
      H2 blockers                               DNA immunization, 162
       anaphylaxis, 132–133                     hazelnuts, 157
       cimetidine, 19                           homologous protein immunotherapy, 161
       definition, 332                          introduction, 23
       H1 blockers, 19                          modified protein vaccines, 159
       Ranitidine, 19                           mutated proteins, 159–161
       Tagamet, 19                              oral, 158
       Zantac, 19                               peptide immunotherapy, 159
      hydro-colon, 151                          sublingual treatments, 157
      hygiene hypothesis, 38–39, 332            T-cells, 160
      hyperactivity, 50
                                                                                     Index    349
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
      (IDEA), 237–238                          •L•
infants                                        labels
  milk allergy, 123                              dairy-free, 116
  nutritional needs, 123                         diet modification, 18
inhalant medications                             eggs, 117
  albuterol, 20                                  fish, 119
  overview, 133                                  milk, 117–118
inhalant reactions, predicting severity,         peanuts, 117
      65–66                                      rereading, 116
insurance company, referral to allergist, 93     sesame, 119
international travel                             shellfish, 119
  Asian countries, 196                           soy, 118
  emergency care, 197                            tree nuts, 118
  flight, 197–198                                warnings, 120–122
  Israel, 196                                    wheat, 119
  Japan, 196                                   lactase, 333
  language barrier, 197                        lactoglobulin, milk, 53
  peanuts on flight, 198                       lactose intolerance
intestinal tract, allergic colitis, 138          definition, 333
intradermal provocation tests, 110               introduction, 32
intradermal skin tests, 100                      lactase, 111
iridology, 147                                   milk, 53
irregular heartbeat, 13                          overview, 17–18
irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies, 13   laser treatments, 151
itching                                        laws
  lips, 13                                       ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act),
  mouth, 13                                         238
  tongue, 13                                     IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities
itchy rash, 13                                      Education Act), 237–238
                                                 Section 504, 236–237
•J•                                            leaky gut syndrome, 22, 149, 333
                                               LEAP Program, 146
jewelry, medical alert, 128                    leukotriene blockers, allergic rhinitis, 140
Joyner-Kersee, Jackie (Asthma For              lips, oral allergy syndrome, 135
    Dummies), 46, 139                          Living Gluten-Free For Dummies (Korn), 139
                                               lunchroom policies
•K•                                              hand washing, 211–212
                                                 scrubbing down tables, 211
kinesiology, 110, 147                            seating, 212
kissing, 250–251                               lymphocyte activation tests, 110
Korn, Danna (Living Gluten-Free For            lymphocytes, 333
    Dummies), 139
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                                                  milk-free recipes
      •M•                                          Banana Pancakes, 310
      main course recipes                          Blondie Cake, 324
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315                   Blueberry Muffins, 312
       Mexican Casserole, 315                      Caramel Popcorn, 317
       Turkey Soup, 314                            Chicken and Rice, 314–315
      manufactured chemicals, 32                   Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
      massage therapy, 22, 150                     Chocolate Pudding, 324
      mast cells, 333                              Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
      meal planning, introduction, 175             Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311
      medical alert jewelry, 128, 185              Cinnamon Syrup, 310
      medical history                              Corn Muffins, 310–311
       clues from, 99                              Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
       general practitioner, 90                    Cream Filling, 325
       questions, 98–99                            Fruit Crisp, 323
      medicated creams, eczema, 134                Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
      medication                                   Mexican Casserole, 315
       air travel, 280                             Minty Cream Filling, 318
       packing tips, 280                           Molasses Cookies, 320
       reaction, 303                               Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
       school, accessibility, 229                  Potato Pancakes, 309
       school, administrators, 227                 Pumpkin Bread, 312
       school, dispensing, 230                     Pumpkin Pie, 326
       school, student carrying own, 230           Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       school, supervisors, 230                    Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       storage, school, 223                        Sugar Cookies, 322
       teenagers, 246                              Sweet Potato Pie, 328
      Metabolic Intolerance Test, 142–144          Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
      Mexican Casserole recipe, 315                Turkey Soup, 314
      migraine headaches, food allergies, 13       Vanilla Frosting, 327
      milk                                         Vanilla Icing, 311
       alternatives, 288–289                       Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
       baby formula, 255                          minerals, 148–149
       casein, 53                                 Minty Cream Filling recipe, 318
       eczema, 133                                modified protein vaccines, 159
       infants, 123                               moisturizer, eczema, 133–134
       labels, 117, 118                           Molasses Cookies recipe, 320
       lactoglobulin, 53                          monitoring allergies, 264–266
       outgrowing allergy, 257–258                mouth
       protein, 52                                 itching, 47
       replacing in recipes, 289                   oral allergy syndrome, 135
       toddlers, 124                              mouth to mouth ingestion, 60
       whey, 53                                   MSG (monosodium glutamate), 31
      milk allergy, deli counter purchases, 116   mutated proteins, immunotherapy, 159–161
                                                  myths, 24–25
                                                                                Index   351
                                           Vanilla Icing, 311
•N•                                        Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328
NAET (Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination   Nutrition For Dummies (Rinzler), 173
    Technique), 21, 145                   nutritionists, avoiding in diagnosis, 94
napkin, eating off, 274                   NuTron testing, 146
nasal congestion, 46                      nuts. See peanuts; tree nuts
National Restaurant Association, 186
nausea, 13, 42, 47
NC CAM (National Center for
                                          •O•
    Complementary and Alternative         oat cakes, 292
    Medicine), 22                         oat milk, 288
neutralization, 146                       Oatmeal Cookies recipe, 320–321
non-IgE-mediated food allergy, 333        open tests, 333
NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory    oral allergy syndrome, 135–136, 333
    Drugs), 32                            oral immunotherapy, 158
nut-free recipes                          outgrowing allergies
 Banana Pancakes, 310                      eggs, 258–259
 Blondie Cake, 324                         milk, 257–258
 Blueberry Muffins, 312                    peanuts, 259–260
 Caramel Popcorn, 317                      reintroducing foods, 266–267
 Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 seafood, 261
 Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          seeds, 261
 Chocolate Pudding, 324                    sesame, 261
 Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              sunflower seeds, 261
 Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          tree nuts, 261
 Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       wheat, 259
 Corn Muffins, 310–311
 Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325
 Cream Filling, 325
                                          •P•
 Fruit Crisp, 323                         packing safe food, 185, 280–282
 Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                     PAL (Protect A Life from food allergy), 247
 Mexican Casserole, 315                   paleness, 13
 Minty Cream Filling, 318                 panic, 13
 Molasses Cookies, 320                    parties
 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                  daycare, 217–218
 Potato Pancakes, 309                      preschool, 217–218
 Pumpkin Bread, 312                       passing out, 13
 Pumpkin Pie, 326                         patch testing, non-IgE-mediated allergies,
 Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327               110
 Rice Krispie Treats, 321                 peanut butter, alternatives, 288
 Sugar Cookies, 322                       peanut-free recipes
 Sweet Potato Pie, 328                     Banana Pancakes, 310
 Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322    Blondie Cake, 324
 Turkey Soup, 314                          Blueberry Muffins, 312
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                     Caramel Popcorn, 317
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      peanut-free recipes (continued)            introduction, 54
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315                 labels, 117
       Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318          oil, 74–75
       Chocolate Pudding, 324                    outgrowing allergies, 259–260
       Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319              proteins, 68
       Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311          spaghetti sauce, 73
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                       twin study, 36
       Corn Muffins, 310–311                     vegetarian dishes, 73
       Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325               peptide immunotherapy, 159
       Cream Filling, 325                       physical exam, allergist, 100
       Fruit Crisp, 323                         pink champagne, 31
       Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                     plane travel, medications, 193–194
       Mexican Casserole, 315                   plate, eating off, 274
       Minty Cream Filling, 318                 pollen-related allergy syndrome, 135–136
       Molasses Cookies, 320                    poor growth in children, 47
       Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                 potato milk, 288
       Potato Pancakes, 309                     Potato Pancakes recipe, 309
       Pumpkin Bread, 312                       predicting, 40–41
       Pumpkin Pie, 326                         prednisone, 20
       Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327           preparation, cross-contamination, 174, 176
       Rice Krispie Treats, 321                 preschool. See also caregivers
       Sugar Cookies, 322                        allergen-free, 204–205
       Sweet Potato Pie, 328                     benefits, 203
       Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322    emergency action plan, 213–216
       Turkey Soup, 314                          experience with food allergies, 205–206
       Vanilla Frosting, 327                     knowledge of food allergies, 205–206
       Vanilla Icing, 311                        nurse, 207–208
       Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                 parties, 217–218
      peanut-free zone                           peanut-free, 213
       daycare, 213                              risks of, 201–203
       introduction, 80                          selecting, 203–205
       preschool, 213                            size, 207
       school, 232–233                           snack-time, 216–217
      peanuts                                    uncooperative facilities, 206
       air travel, 198                          prescreening test, 89
       Almond Extract, 70                       preventing allergies
       alternatives, 288                         baby formula, 255, 256
       Asian restaurants, 187                    breastfeeding, 254, 256
       baked goods, 70                           cow’s milk, 255
       candy, 71–72                              diet while pregnant/breastfeeding, 256
       chicken dishes, 73                        early intervention, 254
       cookies, 70                               probiotics, 256
       dining out, 75–79                         solid foods for babies, 256
       dust, 79–81                               tobacco smoke, 254, 255, 256
       eczema, 133                              private schools versus public, 221–222
       ice cream, 72–73
                                                                                   Index    353
probiotics                                      notifying someone, 302
 definition, 334                                response, 303
 introduction, 23                               reviewing what happened, 305
 overview, 166                                  severity of, 58–59
 prevention, 256                                symptoms, 301–302
proctitis, 334                                referral to allergist
Protect A Life from food allergy (PAL), 247     general practitioner, 90, 92–94
proteins                                        insurance company, 93
 amino acids, 28                                requesting, 92
 antibodies, 28                               reflexology, 150
 definition, 334                              reintroducing foods, 266–267
 enzymes, 28                                  relaxation techniques, 150
 hormones, 28                                 respiratory reactions, 46, 48
 immune system, 29                            respiratory tract, 42
protracted anaphylaxis, 48                    rhinitis, 42
provocative testing, 146                      rice cakes, 292
public schools versus private, 221–222        Rice Krispie Treats recipe, 321
pulse testing, 146                            rice milk, 288
Pumpkin Bread recipe, 312                     Rinzler, Carol Ann (Nutrition For Dummies),
Pumpkin Pie recipe, 326                            173
                                              rise in food allergies
•Q•                                             antacids, 39
                                                antiobiotics and immunizations,
quarantining foods, 172–173                        suspicion in promoting, 39
                                                detection bias, 38
                                                hygiene hypothesis, 38–39
•R•                                             tobacco smoke, 40
Ranitidine, 20, 132–133                         vitamins, 39
RASTs (radioallergosorbent tests)             risk factors, anaphylaxis, 49
 definition, 334                              risk for developing, 40–42
 diagnosis, 87                                risk taking, acceptable, 248–249
 IgE antibodies, 103–104                      rotation diet
 introduction, 17                               benefits, 126
 skin tests comparison, 105                     definition, 334
reactions to food additives, 13                 introduction, 125–126
reactions to food allergens                   runny nose, 42, 46
 amount for reaction, 57–58                   rye bread, 291
 call 911, 304
 calm, 302–303
 contact reactions, 60
                                              •S•
 doctor, 304–305                              school
 driving, 304                                  after-school activities, 226
 family, 305                                   allergen-free classroom, 224
 friends, 305                                  allergy-safe environment, 220–222
 medications, 303                              bus riding, 231
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      school (continued)                             IgE (Immunoglobulin E), 34
       cafeteria procedures, 224                     mast cells, 35
       cafeteria tips, 234–235                       non-IgE-mediated food allergies, 35
       emergency action plan, 227                  serving, cross-contamination, 174, 176
       emergency health care form, 223             sesame
       emergency procedures, 225                     introduction, 56–57
       field trips, 225–226, 235–236                 labels, 119
       food allergy policy, 227                      outgrowing allergy, 261
       food allergy sheet, 227                     shellfish
       food handling, 224                            introduction, 56
       food preparation, 227                         labels, 119
       food service, 227, 280                        outgrowing allergy, 261
       forms required, 227                         Shiatsu, 151
       home schooling, 221                         significant exposure, 60
       laws, 220, 233, 238–239                     single-blind test, 334
       location of eating, 224                     skin reactions
       lunchroom seating, 233–234                    anaphylaxis, 48
       medication, dispensing, 230                   angioedema, 45
       medication, school meeting, 227               eczema (atopic dermatitis), 42–45
       medication, student carrying own, 230       skin tests
       medication, supervisors, 230                  cross reactivity, 102
       medication accessibility, 229                 definition, 334
       medication storage, 223                       description, 100
       meeting with officials and staff, 227–229     diagnosis, 17, 86–87
       parties, 235                                  histamine, 100
       peanut-free tables, 232–233                   IgE antibodies, 101–102
       personnel training, 223–224                   interpreting, 101–102
       public versus private, 221–222                intradermal, 100
       Section 504, 236–237                          number of pin pricks, 101
       snack provider, 224                           RASTs comparison, 105
       snacks, 235                                   risks, 102–103
       substitute teachers, 224                    sloppy eating friends, 274–275
      scientific proof, 21                         snack and cookie recipes
      Scombroid fish, histamines, 30                 Caramel Popcorn, 317
      screening                                      Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318
       prescreening test, 89                         Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319
       self-screening, 88                            Minty Cream Filling, 318
      Section 504, 236–237                           Molasses Cookies, 320
      seeds, 56–57, 261                              Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
      self-screening, 88                             Rice Krispie Treats, 321
      sensitivity testing, 142–144                   Sugar Cookies, 322
      sensitization                                  Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322
       allergen, 34                                snack-time
       basophils, 35                                 daycare, 216–217
       definition, 334                               preschool, 216–217
       histamine, 34                               sneezing, 42
                                                                                    Index   355
solid foods for babies, prevention, 256       strawberries, histamines, 30
sources of food, trusted, diet                sublingual tests, 110, 146
    modification, 18                          sublingual treatments, 157
soy                                           Sugar Cookies recipe, 322
 eczema, 133                                  sulfites, 31, 334
 labels, 118                                  sunflower seeds, 56–57, 261
 overview, 54                                 supermarket guru Web site, 190
soy milk, 288                                 supplements, 22
soy-free recipes                              Sweet Potato Pie recipe, 328
 Banana Pancakes, 310                         swelling
 Blondie Cake, 324                             airway, 45
 Blueberry Muffins, 312                        bronchial tubes, 46
 Caramel Popcorn, 317                          intestinal, 45
 Chicken and Rice, 314–315                     lips, 13, 45
 Chocolate Melt Away Cookies, 318              lower airway, 46
 Chocolate Pudding, 324                        mouth, 13
 Cinnamon Crunch Cookies, 319                  throat, 46
 Cinnamon Raisin Coffee Cake, 311              tongue, 13
 Cinnamon Syrup, 310                           welts, 45
 Corn Muffins, 310–311                        symptoms
 Cream Filled Cupcakes, 325                    abdominal cramps, 13
 Cream Filling, 325                            anxiety, 302
 Fruit Crisp, 323                              appearance of, 13
 Hot Fudge Sauce, 326                          blueness, 13
 Mexican Casserole, 315                        chills, 13
 Minty Cream Filling, 318                      coughing, 13
 Molasses Cookies, 320                         diarrhea, 13
 Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321                      difficulty breathing, 13
 Potato Pancakes, 309                          fainting, 13
 Pumpkin Bread, 312                            gut, 302
 Pumpkin Pie, 326                              heart, 302
 Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327                hives, 13
 Rice Krispie Treats, 321                      hoarseness, 13
 Sugar Cookies, 322                            irregular heartbeat, 13
 Sweet Potato Pie, 328                         itching lips, tongue, or mouth, 13
 Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies, 322        itchy rash, 13
 Turkey Soup, 314                              lungs, 302
 Vanilla Frosting, 327                         mouth, 301
 Vanilla Icing, 311                            nausea, 13
 Wacky Chocolate Cake, 328                     paleness, 13
soybeans, Brazil nuts used in growth of, 28    panic, 13
SoyNut Butter peanut-free products, 288        passing out, 13
spaghetti sauce, peanuts, 73                   rash, 13
sponges, cleaning, 178                         skin, 302
steroid creams, eczema, 134                    swelling, 13
stomach upset, 42                              swollen lips tongue or mouth, 13
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      symptoms (continued)                            testing. See also skin tests
       throat, 301                                      age, 94
       tight chest, 13                                  ALCAT, 146
       vomiting, 13                                     applied kinesiology, 147
       weakness, 13                                     blood tests, 91
       wheezing, 13                                     Bryan’s test, 142–144
                                                        cytotoxic, 20, 110, 142–144
      •T•                                               electrodermal, 110, 147
                                                        elimination diet, 87
      table tops, cleaning, 178                         ELISA/ACT, 144–145
      table washing, 211                                food challenges, 87
      tablecloths, cleaning, 178                        hair analysis, 147
      Tagamet, 20, 133                                  IgG, 110, 146
      T-cells, 160                                      IgG4, 110
      teasing, teenagers, 243                           immune-complex, 146
      teenagers. See also children                      intradermal provocation, 110
        asking for help, 276                            iridology, 147
        clean table, 274                                kinesiology, 110
        dating, 249–251                                 LEAP Program, 146
        dining, 245–246, 250                            lymphocyte activation, 110
        doctor, 245                                     Metabolic Intolerance Test, 142–144
        eating off plate/napkin, 274                    NAET, 21, 145
        empowering, 245–246                             neutralization, 146
        FANTeen Web site, 272                           NuTron, 146
        food fights, 275                                patch testing, 110
        foreign travel, 280                             prescreening test, 89
        friends, 247                                    provocative, 146
        health emergency card, 276–277                  pulse testing, 146
        injustice, acknowledging, 242                   RASTs, 87
        kissing, 250–251                                self-screening, 88
        limitations, 244                                sensitivity testing, 142–144
        long-standing allergies, 244–245                sublingual, 110, 146
        medication control, 246                       thickening agents in cooking, 293
        mistakes, 246                                 tightening of chest, 13
        new allergies, 244–245                        TNX-901 study, 164
        PAL (Protect A Life from food allergy), 247   tobacco smoke
        past reactions, 246                             allergies, 40
        rehearsing, 246                                 prevention, 254, 255, 256
        restrictions, 244                             toddlers
        risk taking, acceptable, 248–249                milk, 124
        signs/symptoms, 276                             nutritional needs, 124
        sloppy eating friends, 274–275                tomatoes, histamines, 30
        snacks, 275                                   tongue, swelling, 47
        swapping lunches, 275                         towels, cleaning, 178
        teasing, 243                                  Traditional Holiday Sugar Cookies recipe,
                                                           322
                                                                               Index    357
traveling
  accommodations, 194                     •V•
  cruises, 199                            Vanilla Frosting recipe, 327
  emergency information, 281–282          Vanilla Icing recipe, 311
  friends, 285–286                        vegetarian dishes, peanuts, 73
  grocery stores, 195                     vibration, hives, 44
  healthcare, 196                         viral illness, hives, 44
  international, 196–198                  vitamins
  meal planning, 195–196                   daily, 148–149
  mode of travel, 193                      promoting allergies, 39
  motels with kitchenettes, 195           vomiting
  peanuts on flight, 198                   celiac disease, 138–139
  plane travel with medication, 193–194    enterocolitis syndrome, 138
  remote locations, 194                    as symptom, 13, 47
  restaurants, 195
  roommates, 285
tree nuts                                 •W•
  alternatives, 288
                                          Wacky Chocolate Cake recipe, 328
  Asian restaurants, 187
                                          warning labels
  labels, 118
                                           Produced in a facility . . ., 121
  outgrowing allergy, 261
                                           This package may contain . . ., 120–121
  overview, 55
                                          weakness, 13
  processing with peanuts, 82
                                          Web sites
  similarity to peanuts, 82
                                           AAFA (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of
triggers
                                              America), 298
  avoiding, 128
                                           achooallergy, 190
  identifying, 128
                                           AllAllergy.net, 300
  through exposure, 36–37
                                           Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of
Turkey Soup recipe, 314
                                              Asthmatics, 296–297
Twinject, 129
                                           American Academy of Allergy Asthma &
                                              Immunology, 299
•U•                                        American College of Allergy, Asthma, &
                                              Immunology, 299
uniphasic anaphylaxis, 48                  Anaphylaxis Campaign, 300
urine therapy, 151                         Anaphylaxis Canada, 298–299
United States Health and Human Services    Council for Educators and Students with
    Web site, 237                             Disabilities, 237
urticaria (hives)                          FAAN (Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis
 antihistamines, 134–135                      Network), 185, 186, 190, 193, 208, 227,
 definition, 334                              272, 283, 295–296
 description of, 44–45                     FANKids, 272
 epinephrine, 135                          FANTeen, 272
 as symptom, 13, 42                        Food Allergy Initiative, 190, 197, 297
utensils, cleaning, 178                    Food Allergy Kitchen, 297–298
358   Food Allergies For Dummies

      Web sites (continued)                        Molasses Cookies, 320
       NAET (Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination     Oatmeal Cookies, 320–321
          Technique), 21, 145                      Potato Pancakes, 309
       NC CAM (National Center for                 Pumpkin Bread, 312
          Complementary and Alternative            Pumpkin Pie, 326
          Medicine), 22                            Raisin and Spice Cupcakes, 327
       supermarket guru, 190                       Rice Krispie Treats, 321
       United States Health and Human Services,    Sweet Potato Pie, 328
          237                                      Turkey Soup, 314
       Yellow Pages, 195                           Vanilla Frosting, 327
      weight-loss, 47                              Vanilla Icing, 311
      wheat                                       wheezing, 13
       eczema, 133                                whey, milk, 53
       as ingredient in foods, 55                 wine, histamines, 30
       labels, 119
       outgrowing allergy, 259
       wheat-free breads, 291–292                 •X•
       wheat-free cereals, 292                    Xolair, 164–165
       wheat-free flour, 292–293
      wheat-free recipes
       Banana Pancakes, 310                       •Y•
       Blondie Cake, 324                          Yellow Pages Web site, 195
       Blueberry Muffins, 312                     yoga, 150
       Caramel Popcorn, 317                       yogurt, alternatives, 288–289
       Chicken and Rice, 314–315
       Chocolate Pudding, 324
       Cinnamon Syrup, 310                        •Z•
       Corn Muffins, 310–311
                                                  Zantac, 20, 132–133
       Fruit Crisp, 323
       Hot Fudge Sauce, 326
       Mexican Casserole, 315
       Minty Cream Filling, 318

								
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