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Proud to be one of the Top 5 UK allergy blogs and Top 10 Health Blogs by CisionUK 2014 and 2015. Packed with nearly 500 articles about living with multiple food allergies, intolerances, eating out with allergies, living with eczema and a whole lot more...


Is depression an allergic reaction to inflammation?

Just a very quick blogette for you today. I saw this, which is actually not new news, it was reported in January this year but still merits attention. New research has discovered that some depression is caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation in the body. I have long suspected that this might be the […]

Exciting FreeFrom range – available at Holland & Barrett

You may have seen my recent blog about the launch of the new Holland & Barrett More store in Chester. Oh how I wish I lived in Chester – the new More Store there is A-Mazing. It is like an Aladdin’s cave for freefromers, packed full of products you may not have discovered before. This […]

Our story – allergy and anaphylaxis – the first diagnosis – by Karen and Ian Connell

This is Ian and Karen’s story, about how they discovered their little three year old daughter was allergic to nuts and getting that first anaphylaxis diagnosis… Ian tells the story about how something so simple as feeding the birds started the allergic reactions. Just feeding the birds In March 2014 my little girl JoJo and […]

Colon cleanse and skinny herbal tea from Teami

It’s spring time and the dandelions and nettles are in abundance, the perfect free ingredients for healthy and natural herbal tea. The forager in me has been collecting fresh leaves for my morning tea – you can’t beat fresh picked weed tea! To find out how to make your own wild herbal creations check out […]

The FreeFrom Skincare Awards 2015 shortlist is announced!

Last week I spent a very fun day at Skins Matters Towers looking at all the lovely skincare products entered into the problem skin category. Never have I felt so lucky to have eczema! We had a really great day and it was lovely to see Alex Gazzola – coeliac and health journalist, Michelle Berridale-Johnson […]

Beware Stork WITH butter – NOT dairy free

Apart from being a very tall, long legged wading bird, Stork is every dairy allergics kitchen saviour when making pastry or cookies; it means you don’t need butter at all but can still make fantastic pies and baked goods. Pastry is just as good with stork, you wouldn’t even know it wasn’t made with butter […]

Win some delicious gluten free Artisan Bread!

You have until the end of play today to win yourself some delicious, totally natural, gluten and wheat free bread from the Artisan Bread company.This bread has been one of the best kept secrets in the wheat and gluten free world but since I discovered it I’ve never looked back. If you struggle with the […]

My Coeliac Awareness Week 2015 top 5 roundup

This week is Coeliac Awareness Week, 11th- 17th May, and everyone is blogging about it. Just visit twitter and search for #CoeliacUKAwarenessWeek. Now since I don’t have coeliac disease I thought I’d share the best blogs that I’ve seen from my favourite coeliac bloggers. If I’ve missed your blog off the list please email me […]

Free tickets to the Allergy Show London 2015

Download your FREE tickets to The Allergy Show London, 3-5 July 2015 today. And start planning your day now because there is more going on this year than ever before. You could get the chance to hear me speaking about my experiences living with multiple life threatening allergies. I’ll be sharing funny stories about real […]