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My Free From Life

26Feb

This month I am featured in Gluten Free Heaven magazine. They invite contributions from readers so I thought I would send mine over. I was surprised but delighted to discover they wanted to run it. Here’s a few images. It’s … Continue reading

  

Skin infections – our latest challenge

23Aug

Last year Zac had a horrible spot on his elbow that turned into a rash with an erupting abscess at the epicentre. The first GP who saw it said it was nothing. A few days later when it was oozing, … Continue reading

  

Food Allergy Vs. Food Intolerance

19Jun

There has been much debate with the rise of food allergies as to whether or not many people have a food allergy or just a food intolerance. With so many different ideas and opinions floating around out there, how do … Continue reading

  

Should allergens be banned from a household with an allergic member?

24Jan

I came across an article from an recent Sunday Telegraph headlined ‘Food fight over allergy ban’ which investigated, once again, the extremely knotty problem of whether or not you should allow allergens into a household with an allergic member.  There are … Continue reading

  

I want a mince pie!

2Dec

It’s that time of year again. Do you know what the best thing about Christmas is for me? Starbucks. I know. That’s pretty sad isn’t it? You see, at this time of year, Starbucks bring out two things that I … Continue reading

  

Attention all Coeliacs and food intolerants! We have FreeFrom Christmas goodies galore!

10Nov

FoodsMatter’s special ‘freefrom’ Christmas site has just been launched to coincide with the judging of the Christmas category for the 2012 FreeFromFood Awards – both filled with products to delight Coeliacs and anyone with a food allergy or intolerance! Gluten-free, dairy-free, … Continue reading

  

How do you get a 3 year old to understand their allergies?

7Oct

So how do you get a 3 year old to understand that they can’t eat wheat? That if they eat wheat they will end up in pain and discomfort for days around going to the toilet? How do you get … Continue reading