Information is power. The more you can track your experience, the more information you have to use in identifying, managing, treating, and ultimately gaining control of your condition(s) and preventing future episodes. In Food Without Fear, Dr. Gupta presents an acronym—STOP—that will further help you arrive at solutions. Here’s a quick preview:
In the book, Dr. Gupta presents a full understanding of food reactions and then you’ll have the information you need to chart your path to food freedom.
Directions: Answer as many of the following questions that apply to you (or a loved one who has a food-related concern) and bring this checklist with you to your/their doctor. Add additional notes where necessary. After you complete this form, it will export to a PDF that you can easily print.
These questions outline aspects of your/their medical history and experiences that are important for a health-care provider to consider when evaluating a food-related condition.