Archives for April 2011

Wine labelling – can you get sulphite free wine?

Most wine contains some sulphites, and when you examine any wine bottle label you’ll see it clearly indicated; contains Sulphites! So I wondered whether you can get low sulphite or sulphite free wine…

Allergy friendly easter eggs

Buying allergy friendly Easter eggs can be hard work but a real treat for those with dairy, wheat, egg and nut allergies. Most supermarkets will stock some allergy free options but make sure you study the ingredients and caution/may contain warnings.

Exercise induced anaphylaxis in Real People magazine

What exactly is exercise induced anaphylaxis? It’s quite a rare condition where the raising of the heart rate during even gentle exercise can be enough to trigger a life threatening reaction…

Can you be allergic to monosodium glutamate?

Is monosodium glutamate blamed for reactions that could be caused by naturally ocurring glutamate? Do you know the difference? Read on to find out more…

An update from Coeliac UK and Anthony Demetre

Feedback on the BBC Saturday Kitchen Anthony Demetre debacle: Read responses from Anthony Demetre’s agent and Coeliac UK, who had a response from the BBC.

20 top tips for travelling and holidays with allergies

Planning holidays with allergies can be very daunting but there are lots of things you can do to ensure you have a great time. Be prepared by checking out these tips…

What is celery allergy?

Celery seems an innocent sort of vegetable really doesn’t it? Well for some it causes very strong and dangerous reactions. Find out more about celery allergy…

Allergy free product of the week – Cheezly soya & dairy free cheese

If you haven’t tried the new Cheezly dairy and soya free cheddar style cheese yet then you really should. Read this product review and do tell me what you think of it too.

It’s National Allergy Week 2011 – what are you doing?

This week is National Allergy Week from 11th – 17th April 2011, read on for Allergy UK’s report, The Missing Link, and some inspiration on how you can make a difference…