#Food Allergies

If You Suffer From Deadly Allergies This Tiny Keychain Detector Could Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Tech

For people who suffer with life-threatening food allergies, eating any meal not prepared by your own hands is a real exercise in trust. But now resear...

What Is Anaphylactic Shock? Former 'This Morning' Producer Left With Brain Damage Due To Nut Allergy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A former producer on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ has been left with brain damage after suffering anaphylactic shock due to her severe nut allergy. Amy ...

Peanut Allergy Cure May Be On Horizon With Trial Treatment Still Working After Four Years

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may have discovered a cure for peanut allergies after a treatment administered four years ago has proven to still be effective in patients....

Travelling With Anaphylaxis

Shafali Talisa Arya | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shafali Talisa Arya

For many people travelling is such an enjoyable experience...from the excitement of getting to the airport on time, wandering through duty free, waiting impatiently at the gate to board to the plane, enjoying inflight entertainment and finally arriving to your destination. All seems simple and in many cases stress free.

How To Tell If You're Suffering From A Food Allergy (And What To Do Next)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

While a platter of fresh prawns is a dream dish for some of us, for others it’s a complete nightmare. Shellfish is one of the most common allergies ...

Getting To Grips With A Cow's Milk Allergy

Laura Forwood | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Forwood

Cow's milk allergy can be difficult to identify as the symptoms are often general and non-specific and may or may not be immediate. I've seen children react within minutes of having milk and others react hours or even days later, making it difficult to pinpoint the exact cause.

7 Dairy Intolerance Myths You Probably Believe – But Shouldn’t

Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever since talk around food intolerances stepped into the mainstream, advice on what some of us should be cutting out to reach peak health has abounde...

How I Realised I Had Lactose Intolerance – And What I Did About It

Claudia Canavan | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Life with a food intolerance or allergy isn’t breezy. The realisation that a slice of toast (gluten), spoon of peanut butter (nuts) or a dollop of y...

Dear The Other Mothers, From An Allergy Parent

Lauren Gordon | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lauren Gordon

I long to relax the way you do, to take my eyes off my child without the fear of him picking up something he shouldn't and placing it into his mouth. I dream of looking over and smiling the way you do as he plays with other children, instead of anxiously moving closer in case the other child decides to share their snack.

Pancake Day... The Egg Free Way!

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Introducing you to... A Flax Egg. The Flax Egg has been around for quite a few years and often used in gluten free baking. Ordinarily, we find that it is not the most ideal alternative due to the heaviness and sliminess - thankfully, this is just what we want in a pancake!

Parents Urged To Spend 60 Seconds Learning First Aid Which Could Save Their Child's Life

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are being urged to spend just one minute learning first aid skills, which could ultimately save their child’s life in the future. Channel M...

Bride-To-Be Will Eat A Potato For Wedding Breakfast Because Most Foods Make Her Seriously Ill

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A bride-to-be plans to eat a potato for her wedding breakfast – because a rare condition means she suffers bizarre allergy-like reactions to most fo...

Common Baby Skin Complaints And How You Can Solve Them

Jen Barton | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents

We can all agree that nothing is softer, more gorgeous or smells better than a baby’s skin. But baby skin is also incredibly sensitive. In fact, rec...

This Could Change The Lives Of People Allergic To Nuts

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Tech

Food allergies in humans could be a thing of the past as new research has developed a treatment that can “cure” these chronic conditions. Over 150...

Allergy Mums Shouldn't Be Criticised

Lyndsay Edwards | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Parents
Lyndsay Edwards

Unfortunately my story of struggling to get a diagnosis isn't rare and that's one of the reasons I created my blog, I don't want any allergy parents and allergy baby's to suffer like we did so I put everything I know online to help others.

Common Dog Diseases and Their Link to Diet

Kristina Johansen | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

The relationship between diet and disease is complicated. However, studies have shown that particular dietary conditions are strongly associated with specific diseases. Certain breeds of dog are also more susceptible to certain conditions than others. Clearly the chance of developing the disease is greater when a known risk factor or more than one risk factor is present.

Mum's Heartbreaking Warning About Kids' Food Allergies

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has written a heartbreaking blog post warning new parents about the potentially fatal effects of children's food allergies. Jenny Taylor,...

Could the Food You Are Eating Be Causing Your Weight Gain?

Bunmi Scott | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bunmi Scott

Although food intolerance ultimately causes us problems, we can at times make things worse for ourselves by craving and eating the foods that don't really agree with us. When the body is in danger, it releases endorphins which we in turn as individuals want more and more of.

Mum Claims Taxi Driver Chased Her Demanding Money While Her Son Was 'Potentially Dying'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Parents

A mum claims a taxi driver followed her into hospital demanding money when her son with a nut allergy became seriously ill. "I couldn’t believe m...

Mind, Body, Me - How I Retrained Myself to Eat for Wellness After Discovering I Had Food Intolerance...

Bunmi Scott | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Bunmi Scott

A number of years ago I became very unwell and spent some months in and out of hospital. To my shock I was told that I had a rare autoimmune that had no cure and a disease that not many in medical field knew much about.

Third Of People Feel No Sympathy Towards 10 Million Allergy Sufferers

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Roughly 10 million people in the UK are allergic or intolerant to at least one type of food. However the rest of the nation has no sympathy towards su...

Following My Letter to Jamie Oliver

Claire Campbell-Adams | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Campbell-Adams

My husband or I will phone ahead, tell them the kids have Coeliac Disease and ask if they have gluten free choices on the menu, they say yes, we tell the kids, then off we go. Inevitably we arrive to find that whilst they do gluten free for adults they don't for children.

There Might Finally Be A Cure For Peanut Allergies

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Australian scientists may have found a way to end life-threatening peanut allergies. A study by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbou...

Why Dry Roasted Peanuts Are Bad For Allergies

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you think you might be allergic to nuts then you'll probably want to steer clear of dry roasted peanuts, following new research suggesting that the...

What It's Like Living With a Life-Threatening Allergy

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

It's a huge pain in the arse. And actually quite scary sometimes too. I have a fair few food allergies: nuts, which can set me off into an anaphylactic reaction, fish, makes my lips swell, hideous stomach cramps and vomiting, kiwi, bananas, mustard, raw eggs, milk - the list goes on. Not to mention hayfever, eczema, mild asthma.. yep, I was one of those kids.