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Book Summary, "Wheat Free, Worry Free"
Wheat Free, Worry Free: The Art of Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Living (2002)
By: Danna Korn
Wheat-Free, Worry-Free addresses the challenges people face on a wheat-free or gluten-free diet. It helps take the fear out of eating, and teaches people to adjust to the wheat-free or gluten-free lifestyle in an optimistic yet realistic manner.
Loaded with practical tips, recipes, menu suggestions, and ideas for traveling and eating out – it also delves into emotional issues and psychological implications of the dietary restrictions.
This book includes extensive research on several medical conditions that require a wheat-free or gluten-free lifestyle. It offers in-depth nutritional information and a comprehensive, up-to-date Products and Services Guide that lists contact information for hundreds of companies providing products and services for people on a wheat-free or gluten-free diet.
With a humorous, easy-to-read style, Wheat-Free, Worry-Free is a single source of information for anyone interested in leading a happy, healthy, gluten-free life.
About the AuthorDanna Korn is the author of Kids with Celiac Disease: A Family Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy Gluten-Free Children. She is the National Spokesperson for Celiac Disease Awareness and has written dozens of articles on gluten-free living that have been published in national magazines and newspapers.
Korn has been researching celiac disease since her son, Tyler, was diagnosed with the condition in 1991. That same year, she founded Raising Our Celiac Kids (R.O.C.K.), a support group for families of children on a gluten-free diet.
Today, Korn leads more than 60 chapters of R.O.C.K. throughout the nation. She speaks frequently around the country to health-care professionals, celiacs, parents of celiacs, parents of autistic kids involved in a dietary intervention program, and others on a gluten-free diet.
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Reviewed by: Adolescent Interest Group
Last reviewed: August 2013