With lots of families coping with food allergies we have dedicated an entire section of our website to supporting you with essential advice, support and simple recipe inspiration.
From nuts to wheat, dairy to eggs, we have all your concerns and questions covered by experts Dr Adam Fox and Allergy UK. From spotting symptoms in your baby or child to understanding the difference between allergy and intolerance, check out all the latest advice here.
Professor Adam Fox, paediatric allergy specialist
Professor Adam Fox is one of only a handful of UK doctors with recognised higher specialist training in Paediatric Allergy. He is a consultant at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals – the UK’s largest specialist children’s allergy centre, where he is Clinical Director. He has extensive experience in the management of food allergy, eczema, asthma,
Managing your baby’s lactose intolerance
Lactose intolerance is when the digestive enzyme lactase is missing and so the carbohydrate or sugar in milk called lactose can’t be digested. The “Primary” version stays with your baby for life and is a genetic deficiency, but this is very rare in the Western world and is more often seen in Asia. More commonly,
Breastfeeding and food allergies
Apprehensive about breastfeeding and food allergies? Can breastfeeding your baby help stop allergies in their tracks? Consultant Paediatric Allergist Professor Adam Fox talks to us about the all-important benefits of breastfeeding during those first six months. The benefits of breastfeeding There are a number of reasons to breastfeed and this is widely accepted as
Travelling with children with food allergies
Travelling abroad to a holiday destination can be stressful for a family if a child has an allergy. Allergy UK’s Holly Shaw says that forward planning will help. Some careful thought and forward planning can help to reduce anxiety for both you and your child and help ensure that your holiday is enjoyable. The details