Archives for March 2012

Gluten free fish finger sandwiches – a great way to start the day

This week I discovered Sainsbury’s gluten and dairy free fish fingers at the gluten free bloggers brunch. Fish finger sandwiches are one of those special treats, the morning after a big night out. Read on for more on #GF and #DF fish fingers and more blogger brunch discoveries…

Lactic bacteria in wine – what does this mean?

Having recently noticed ‘lactic bacteria’ on a wine label after a nasty skin reaction I decided to look into wine allergen labelling in more details. It seems wine producers are seeking an exemtion from having to declare allergens. What do you think?

Evening primrose for eczema and allergies

This is Mike’s story, told very eloquently by his wife Jude. It’s about the long hard painful journey back from chronic debilitating eczema herpaticum to normal healthy skin by taking evening primrose oil. A real miracle story…

Irritable bowel and constipation – fifteen tips to avoid it

If you have allergies and/or food intolerance or have coeliac disease I’m pretty sure you will have had irritable bowel at some point. Anyone can suffer to varying degrees, but how do you shift it naturally? Here are ten tips for getting rid of constipation…

Freefrom food coverage on BBC Radio 4, Listen live Quick!

Freefrom foods are on the rise and it’s great to hear such balanced and well presented coverage of Freefrom Foods on BBC radio 4 and TV BBC 1 Breakfast. If you’re quick you can listen live…

Shea butter for sensitive skin and eczema

Have you heard about the amazing benefits of shea butter for dry, sensitive skin and eczema? Worried it’s derived from a nut and might be allergenic? Read on for information about how unlikely it is to cause allergies and how I got on testing it…

Coeliac book nominated for Best Health Book award

‘Coeliac Disease: What you need to know’, by health writer Alex Gazzola, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Guild of Health Writers Award 2012 for “Best Health Book”. Read on for more info on this ‘must read’ book…

Shortlist for first ever FreeFrom Skincare Awards is out!

The shortlist for the Freefrom Skincare Awards is out! For an insight into how many companies entered, the criteria for judging and just how complex this was read on. Makes for very interesting reading. Some products I know and some new ones to check out.

Allergy Support Group – Wed 14th March – 7 till 9pm

Would you like to attend an Allergy Support Group in your area? I’m running my first this evening in association with The Anaphylaxis Campaign so if you’re interested read on…