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Jargon-free information, verified by medics, about living with a food allergy. From diagnosis, appointments and tests to managing daily life. There’s more in our SUPPORT section.

HOW TO READ FOOD LABELS

HOW TO READ FOOD LABELS

Tips for reading food and ingredients labels. How allergens should be highlighted and understanding “may contain” warnings. Article by allergy author and mum, Alexa Baracaia.

What is a Food Allergy?

What is a Food Allergy?

There are an estimated two million people in the UK living with a diagnosed food allergy…

COPING WITH ALLERGY STORIES IN THE MEDIA

COPING WITH ALLERGY STORIES IN THE MEDIA

Hearing or reading about allergy related incidents in the media can be really difficult, especially if you are the parent or carer of someone with a food allergy.

ECZEMA AND FOOD ALLERGIES

ECZEMA AND FOOD ALLERGIES

There are different types of eczema, but atopic eczema is most common. Sometimes it’s referred to as atopic dermatitis.

Gaining independence

Gaining independence

How can you prepare your child to become more independent in managing their food allergy and what age is the “right” age to get started?

FPIES explained

FPIES explained

FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that mostly affects babies and young children.

Anxiety and food allergies

Anxiety and food allergies

Author and journalist Emma Amoscato shares her tips on managing anxiety when your child has a food allergy.

Travelling with food allergies

Travelling with food allergies

Travelling with food allergies might seem daunting but with some planning ahead it can be a great experience for the whole family.

Bullying and food allergies

Bullying and food allergies

How to support your child if they are being bullied because of their food allergies, including advice from Clinical Psychologist, Dr Karen Murphy.

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