Lactose intolerance and dairy allergy

Lactose Intolerance And Dairy Allergy – What You Need To Know

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  Lactose intolerance and dairy allergy is widely misunderstood – so I interviewed Rose, mother to three-year-old Sadie who has an egg and dairy allergy to help unpick nutrition facts and myths.   Slow down – what’s lactose intolerance? When your child’s body doesn’t have enough of an enzyme called lactase, they may experience difficulty […]

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How To Design The Best Dairy Free Meal Plan

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Designing a dairy free meal plan Managing your child’s dairy allergy can be confusing, frightening and complicated to manage on your own. A consultation with a registered paediatric dietitian is essential to help you accurately diagnose and manage your child with a dairy allergy. Note, cow’s milk protein allergy should not be confused with lactose intolerance […]

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How To Make Vegan Yoghurt Recipe – Get Blitzing!

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The first step to making a vegan yoghurt recipe is to choose your base.   I strongly recommend choosing a calcium fortified plant milk.    Soy is perfect as it has the best profile for protein.  If your child is following a milk and soy free diet, you may wish to choose a nut, oat […]

Weaning High Allergenic Foods – When To Start

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You say weaning is tricky. Between the internet overflowing with unchecked information, well-meaning relatives, neighbours and friends, I am not surprised that weaning onto high allergenic foods is confusing.   The internet generally focuses on just about everything that you ‘should’ avoid, whilst friends may share what’s worked for them specifically. But here’s the problem […]

Wheat intolerance or allergy?

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Wheat is one of the most common cause of food related allergy or intolerance, yet we have been eating it for thousands of years.  Wheat intolerance is not the same as coeliac disease or an allergy to gluten.  Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease whereby the body rejects gluten present in wheat, barley, rye and […]