This cost of living crisis we are going through at the moment is really tough. Everything costs more, from petrol to bread and milk, and there are shortages too of staple goods. If you're allergic to certain food allergens, buying even basic food items becomes a real struggle and a constant worry. 20 tips for saving money on free from food on a budget Saving money on … [Read more...]
Dairy allergic ate buttermilk by mistake!
Last month I ate buttermilk - And nothing happened... why is that? So what is buttermilk? Buttermilk is a fermented dairy milk product, it's when the milk is curdled and often has good bacteria added to it so that it is cultured. There is still milk protein left in buttermilk but perhaps slightly less than the original full fat milk used to make it. For more on … [Read more...]
Allergic Reactions and Blood Circulation: What You Need to Know
The most dangerous symptom of an allergic reaction is your body going into anaphylaxis. It creates a significant problem within the immune system and contributes to poor blood circulation and heart issues. If you are at risk from allergies and are concerned about your blood circulation, here’s all you need to know about how they work together. What happens during … [Read more...]
Can fasting help reduce allergies?
Many people try fasting to help them lose weight and benefit their health. There are numerous advantages that intermittent fasting can help with besides weight loss, including boosting your brain power and decreasing the risk of diseases. Most people adopt the 16:8 rule of fasting. It means that you only eat in an eight-hour window, and fast for the other sixteen hours. To … [Read more...]
New, free-from, plant-based growing-up drink for toddlers
In the first of a series of guest blogs, today we hear from Amy, the founder of Grow with Iris, who I met at the Allergy Show in Birmingham last year. Milk allergy statistics in the UK According to the The Association of UK Dietitians (BDA), in the UK, Cow's Milk Allergy (CMA) affects 2-3% of babies and young children up to the age of five. It's also one of the more … [Read more...]