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Living Gluten-Free For Dummies, 2nd Australian Edition by Danna Korn, Margaret Clough

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Chapter 1

Being Gluten-Free from A to Z

In This Chapter

arrow Getting a grip on gluten

arrow Uncovering the advantages of the gluten-free lifestyle

arrow Making the most of meals

arrow Going from gluten-gobbler to gluten-free forager — and loving it

arrow Hitting the ground running in your first two weeks

M argaret found herself at last in the dim recesses of the Menzies Library at the Australian National University. ‘My condition, vividly described, was on page 448 of a huge, dusty medical reference book. Lethargy, tiredness, chronic diarrhoea, painful mouth ulcers, weight loss. There was even a photograph of a child that reminded me sharply of one of my childhood photos. Me as a pale, skinny three-year-old, with stick arms and legs and a huge pot belly, at the beach in my first swimming costume.’

‘I’d gone to the library, desperate for answers in the interminably long nine-week wait to see a gastroenterologist — nine weeks when I began to think I was losing the plot. I existed on weak black tea, dry toast ...

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