Archives for January 2011

Food Allergy and Intolerance Week – 24th – 28th January 2011

Last week Allergy UK celebrated Food Allergy and Intolarance Week with the promotion of an exciting and revolutionary new iPhone app which allows food bar codes to be scanned to reveal any allergens present. It could save allergy and intolerance sufferers a lot of time. Check it out…

Why are allergies rising at such an alarming rate?

Allergies seem to be more and more common but why are cases rising at such an alarming rate? Experts estimate the number people diagnosed with allergies has more than tripled in the last twenty years. Read on to find out what the experts think…

Ready meals for the allergic!

Eating fresh cooked, organic, local produce and having a balanced and varied diet is by far the healthiest option for everyone, especially those with allergies. However, we all get those days when we’re exhausted, too tired to cook and just can’t be bothered. Are there any good ready meals for allergics?

Is beer really gluten free?

Is beer really gluten free? Opinions differ, but the market for gluten free beers has really taken off and there are now numerous very tasty alternatives on the market. I wanted to see if I could find out how much gluten is really present in real ale and whether coeliacs could drink normal beer…

Allergy free condoms

If you have a latex or dairy allergy and ever need to buy condoms, there a number now on the market which are suitable, but did you know condoms can contain dairy in the form of casein? Find out which brands are safe…

Amalgam Fillings! What’s really in them?

Do you ever wonder what effect a mouthful of metal has had on your general health? It is a fairly widely held belief that many problems can be caused by the mercury fillings most dentists love so much. I found a video of mercury vapour from an amalgam filling. Read on to see more…