We are all in the same boat around the world right now, here are my top 10 tips for keeping your sanity intact during these unprecedented times!
It is so hard to know what to believe and who to listen to, but if we can incorporate some basic immune-boosting foods into our daily diet, we will be better prepared to face whatever this winter throws at us. You don’t need to break your budget and buy special food, here is a list of 12 items that most of us buy every week! And if you can’t eat some of them (for us greek yoghurt is out due to allergies), there are plenty of foods in the list that are still safe!
Worry and overwhelm are often emotions of ‘not-knowing’, so do yourself a favour and start a food and symptom diary. Just doing something can make you feel more in control, and minimise the worry that keeps you awake at night! Don’t know how to start one of these… read on!
Both gluten and dairy go by many different names on the back of packets, and it is so easy to get lost in translation… the list I am giving you here is not exhaustive, but it will be a good starting point!
This is THE BEST gluten-free playdough ever, in fact, I would go on to say that this is the best playdough! It is so soft and silky, it is made with everyday things from your cupboard – so no need to pop down to the supermarket before you make it, and it lasts when kept in an air-tight container. The original idea came from simplifyingfamily.com .
The words allergy and intolerance are pretty much interchangeable these days; however there are medical differences between them, and I will explain what these are in simple language in this article.