2017 New Year Resolutions… taking control!

This year I’m going to get my focus back and find my caring side. For too long I’ve been in denial, that I already cut out so many things so why shouldn’t I indulge in freefrom processed foods as a treat and enjoy alcohol when I feel like it. I don’t need to watch my […]

Soya allergy and guar gum – is there a connection?

If you are allergic to soya you should take a very hard look at anything containing guar gum. This is something I’ve never come across from any doctor or allergy specialist so I’ve never worried about it before. However, if you examine ingredient lists from many freefrom foods, guar gum is often present. So what […]

Why my allergies make me a super being

One day you’ll look back and wish you’d had allergies like me because my immune system makes me super human. They give me the power to eradicate the common cold within hours and I never get ill (oh the irony… I will now won’t I?). My immune system is on fire – it is churning […]

Milk in cooked chicken? Dairy allergy alert

This is really a little mini rant for my Mum who recently braved the ‘catering for the allergic girl’ challenge. She’s pretty good at it now but almost fell foul to hidden dairy in cooked chicken. What is it even in there for? Why is there milk in cooked chicken? If you have a dairy […]

Win some delicious gluten free Artisan Bread!

You have until the end of play today to win yourself some delicious, totally natural, gluten and wheat free bread from the Artisan Bread company.This bread has been one of the best kept secrets in the wheat and gluten free world but since I discovered it I’ve never looked back. If you struggle with the […]

8 benefits of oxygen therapy #eczema #asthma

I’ve been having oxygen therapy now for a couple of months so what have I found? Has it helped? What are the benefits? Well I’m going, once a week now, so that tells you something. Full of energy – Straight after a session, I often feel a bit sleepy. It is so calming inside the […]

Is calcium propionate safe for gluten free baked goods?

Calcium propionate can be found in many gluten free baked goods and it may be the cause of many of migraine headaches. So what’s it included for? Is it really needed? E282 – Calcium propionate Calcium propionate “Occurs naturally in swiss cheese; prepared commercially from propionic acid. The propionates occur naturally in fermented foods, in […]

Be thankful in 2014 – allergies can be a gift

Have you written any New Year’s resolutions yet this year? i.e. Get cured of allergies, eradicate eczema, eat out more without fear, world peace, get fit, write that book… Do you struggle to keep to them? Why not explore the idea of continually viewing life as a chance to change, to be better and to […]

Cutting out processed foods to help eczema week three

Just a quick update on the processed food free experiment. It’s going well. Really well. My skin is pretty amazing. I would share a photo but I have a massive zit on my cheek! I never get spots! This is surely a great sign that my skin is getting more naturally oily and healthy. I […]