Feast Without Yeast is a book with more than 200 tasty yeast-free recipes most of them specially designed for children.
|Title:||Feast Without Yeast|
|Subtitle:||4 Stages to Better Health|
|Author:||Bruce Semon and Lori Komblum|
|Publisher:||Wisconsin Institute of Nutrition LLP|
The recipes were designed for those with food intolerances and allergies and so are yeast-free and gluten-free with no artificial additives or preservatives. The authors came up with these recipes after watching their son change from a healthy 2-year old to a screaming, writhing 4-year old. He suffered migraines, gradually lost his speech, and his development ground to a halt. In time and by trial and error they discovered that he was sensitive to yeast products such as bread, fermented products such as vinegar, barley malt, gluten and milk products. Thy eliminated all these foods from his diet and stopped giving him any commercially produced foods. They noticed immediate improvements. The screaming and the migraines stopped. The authors specifically designed this diet for their son but found that it worked even for adults.
The book is about eliminating yeast, moulds, preservatives, malted and fermented foods from the diet. It:
The fact that this book was written with children in mind and that the recipes were designed for children is very appealing. It is very difficult to get a child to start eating more healthily but the meals are truly a feast without yeast.
Being aware of the problems caused by yeast, I like any book that reinforces the message that yeast is responsible for many common ailments and that these ailments can be wiped out with dietary changes.
The authors recommend the use of a prescription anti-yeast drug called nystatin which they say is non-toxic. However, like most medications it has side-effects. There are natural products with no known side-effects, like Pau D'arco tea.
Bruce Semon is a Child Psychiatrist and a Nutritionist with many published papers on Nutrition. He has treated many patients for yeast-related illness. His wife, Lori Kornblum, is an Attorney.