what is eczema? is it caused by what we eat?
Health benefits of Cherry and Melatonin Have you heard of melatonin? You may have come across it as a remedy for jet-lag as it is a ‘sleep’ hormone which induces sleep. I certainly took my fair share when I did all those night shifts and couldn’t get to sleep during the day!! I don’t like […]
Health benefits of tomato We have all heard about the mediterranean diet and the health benefits of tomato (especially for heart health). One of the most abundant ingredients in the mediterranean diet is tomatoes, loved for its content of the powerful antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene has been shown in studies to improve heart health (by preventing […]
With the summer round the corner, I could think of no better recipe to introduce than a cooling, soothing popsicle! Bonus points – this is a HEALTHY one too! Beyond delighted to introduce Alyssa from babyfoodideas. I connected with her on Instagram and fell in love with her account – all those fruits and vegetables […]
A lot of readers have asked me to write about vaccines. And it is with great pleasure that I introduce Dr Ana Temple on my blog – she is a pediatrician with a functional approach to medicine just like me, and hugely experienced and knowledgeable. This is a two part series, with part 1 exploring […]
Asparagus for gut health One of the reasons why I love asparagus as an allergy mom is its inulin and querceptin content: I talked about querceptin before – in test tubes, these compounds have been shown to prevent mast cells (one of the immune cells) release histamine, so it is a natural anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory. Querceptin is most […]
Is Soy good or bad for you? Soy is probably the most controversial plant food in the limelight right now. The main concern is around whether they can increase breast cancer in women, and also its effect on the thyroid. This is particularly relevant to the allergy community because soy is often used as an […]
Vietnamese rolls that are allergy-friendly and healthy GF, EF, DF, Nut free & Vegan These allergy friendly vietnamese rolls are naturally low in carbs but I shallow fry them in coconut oil (to make the skin crispy) for the kids for a bit of extra healthy fat, they love anything crispy! And for me I eat […]