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A day in the life of an allergy nurse

Do you have an allergy nurse? Do you even have a specialist allergy consultant? I know many of us adults with life threatening allergies don’t. I myself have never managed to get that referral to an allergy specialist though I am very lucky to have been taken on my Dr John Reed, Dermatologist at Churchill […]

Kissing eases eczema and allergy symptoms

You heard it here first! Kissing is good for you. Well we all know that, but kissing when you have eczema and allergies could be particularly beneficial! I love this piece of news, more proof that snogging is seriously underated and I can’t think of a much better treatment for eczema and allergies, can you? […]

New ‘water’ vacuum cleaner for dust allergies

This month I have been testing out the new Thomas Allergy Air Pure vacuum. Isn’t he cute? Having quite a severe allergy to dust myself vacuuming isn’t my favourite passtime. I’ve used a MediVac hoover for years but it has seen better days and the hoover bag for it is no longer available so we […]

You won’t believe Greg Wallace’s attitude about allergies

Thanks to Caroline Benjamin of Food Allergy Aware for sharing this lovely little video with me. The link below should take you to Facebook and shows Greg at a cookery demonstration airing his very rude and ignorant attitude about people with allergies. Here is the post from the lady who had the unfortunate luck to […]

Win a hamper of freefrom food worth £150

This is your chance to win a whole hamper of freefrom goodies to the value of £150 and all of the foods in the hamper can be purchased on the dedicated free from section of the Holland & Barrett website. Most of these products are gluten and wheat free and many are freefrom more allergens […]

Top 10 allergy songs, because today I feel like singing

Today I feel like singing, so here, for your enjoyment and amusement is a selection of allergy related songs I found on YouTube. I managed to collect a whole top 10 allergy songs. If you feel like having a rant, if you feel that allergies suck and the whole world is against you, shrug your […]

What happened to the BFree pittas?

I discovered these amazing gluten, wheat, dairy and egg free BFree Pittas as the Allergy Show London this year. They were offering half a pitta with various fillings and I found it was one of the only reliable lunch source so I went back in various disguises for a salad and humous pitta for my […]

Great British Bake off does #FreeFrom

Tune in next week on BBC1 at 8pm if you love baking and want to watch this year’s contestants bake #freefrom. The programme is called, ‘Alternative ingredients’ which isn’t the most exciting catch line but the allergic and gluten free, coeliac community will be tuning en masse. Here’s what you’ll get to enjoy: ‘The remaining […]

FreeFrom things we’d love but never get!

The FreeFrom Eating out Awards are in progress so if you are a food service company you still have a week or so to enter. You can do so online here: . Each year we meet to judge the entrants for foods suitable for food service and the quality just keeps on getting better and […]