Lactose Intolerance

An Open Letter Plea To The NHS From An Allergy Mummy

Lianne Freeman | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lianne Freeman

I'm totally shocked and appalled at the proposals the CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) has made to ban writing certain prescriptions for dairy free formula in some areas in the UK. If this had been brought in to place when Archie and Frankie were babies I know that we would not have been able to afford £608 a month in formula for Frankie's Neocate milk.

A Mother's Heartache Of A Baby With Dairy Allergies

Lianne Freeman | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lianne Freeman

Both the ankle biters have milk allergies. Archie is lactose intolerant and had mostly outgrown this at 15 months old.  The only thing he can't have now is an actual glass of milk but can eat all foods containing milk and lactose, which is amazing.

Poorna Bell

What To Eat If You're Trying To Cut Out Dairy | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As digestive problems go, being lactose intolerant is fairly common. But what causes it? "Lactose intolerance," says nutritionist Karen Poole, "is ...

What Happens When Our Brain Overrides Our Stomach

Sarah Cloutier | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cloutier

While at work last week I was chatting about food - always on the agenda - and he was describing how ill and bloated he feels after eating pasta. He went on to say that even though he feels sick every single time, he still eats it regularly because "It's a treat". It literally takes days for his body to recover.

How Brussels Sprouts Made Me a Better Person

Sarah Cloutier | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cloutier

They are little pockets of love and I devour them with glee. They have changed my life, not only are they high in vitamin A and C, they have large amounts of folic acid and dietary fibre - awesome for the gluten and grain free life I choose.

Fussy Eater or Food Intolerance?

Christine Bailey | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Christine Bailey

Food intolerance is actually really common. Allergy UK estimates that up to 45% of people in the UK develop food intolerance, and the incidence of diagnosis is increasing in the younger population.

Pancake Day: Free From Everything but Pancakes

Diane Taylor | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Taylor

Unlike the modern day, rich foods in a traditional household would have consisted of sugar, fat, flour and eggs. Now I can't imagine in the 15th century (first records of pancake day and pancake tossing) they cared about intolerances or that a need for gluten and dairy free existed but, fast forward a few hundred years, or a wee bit more, and there is most definitely a need.

Fodmap Classics: Beef Ragu

Diane Taylor | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Taylor

As a foodie, when I first started on a low Fodmap diet, panic set in that I would never again enjoy some of the gorgeous, classic dishes that I had be...