Archives for March 2010

Allergy junkies – is fast food OK?

Having allergies has made me very careful about what I eat, and as a knock on effect, my diet is extremely healthy; most meals are cooked from scratch and I’m really careful when I eat out. We all try to be really good, but what about when you feel like being just a little bit naughty. Are there any safe opions?

Raymond Blanc is cooking Gluten Free bread

Watch BBC Two tonight (Monday 29th March) at 8.30pm, for Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets. He’s going to be cooking some Gluten Free Bread! Yay! A celebrity chef that understands allergies…

Can’t drink milk? You’re normal!

For many, the mere mention of milk will be enough to invoke memories of nausea, skin rashes, cramps, bloating, and in extreme cases, even anaphylaxis. These sypmtoms can be caused by a lack of the enzyme lactase. What would you say if I told you that ‘lactose deficiency’ in adults is atually normal? It’s those milk guzzling ones who are abnormal…

Allergy apps for your iPhone

Having recently acquired my shiny new iPhone I have discovered many useful apps to help me organise my life, as well as fun games, gimmicks and tools. Last night I searched for ‘allergy’ in the Apps Store and was surprised to find quite a few…