The Eat Allergy Safe Podcast is about looking at the challenges of living with allergies and how to solve them. Allergies are just one fact of some lives, not the whole. The aim is to help parents empower their children to take ownership over their allergies so they can be confident, happy and live a fulfilled life.
Jacqui MacPeake’s interest in food allergies became a particular passion when her own daughter began to struggle with multi food allergies and intolerances at the age of 14. Jacqui’s unique position as a professional caterer and a parent of someone who needs to pay...read more
Ask the Allergy Coach Q15: Should we make our home completely nut free for our nut allergic daughter?
Q: Our daughter was recently diagnosed with a nut allergy. My wife and I are used to eating a lot of nuts in our diet. We of course want to keep our daughter safe but wanted to find out could we keep nuts in our home or should get rid of them all? What should we do?...read more
Ask the Allergy Coach Q14: Still getting stomach aches even after doing an elimination diet. Is this normal?
Q: When you do an elimination diet is there a “delay” in your stomach getting better? It took me over a month off the foods for my joint pain to subside, but I am still getting stomach aches nearly every day, usually right after I eat. But it doesn’t...read more
Q: My son is allergic to all nuts, sesame and egg. We don’t eat “may contains” and we don’t have his allergens in the house. Is it wrong that I really miss eating eggs and nuts but I feel guilty whenever I do? Even if he is not around? If you want to ask a question,...read more
Q: Can an adult suddenly develop a peanut allergy? Last night it occurred to me it was the second day in a row that while eating peanut butter filled pretzels I developed a horrible tight cough immediately. Although we have epi-pens in the house for my son’s...read more
Ask The Allergy Coach Q11: What sauce can I make/buy that is free from egg, dairy, gluten and sugar?
Q: Looking for some sauce ideas. I can’t have egg, dairy, gluten or high sugar. I’ve been using Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce to throw on meat but it’s too much sodium. Anything I could make or buy? If you want to ask a question, send an email using the contact...read more
EAS 078: When Your Allergy Kids are All Grownup…What Sarah Chapman is Doing Next (Allergy Matters Conference)
It’s not very often I get to talk to allergy Mum’s who are coming to the end of their journey. This week I am excited to introduce you to Sarah Chapman blogger and founder of The Allergy Matters Conference (inaugural year October 19th, 2018!!). Sarah walks me through...read more
Q: My son goes to a private daycare. They had decided to make the room peanut and tree nut free for him… until… another mom complained. Because, obviously, it’s not fair to her child since she wants to send almond milk for her child as his protein....read more
In today’s episode I talk with podcast listener allergy Mum Jessica. Jessica is a mum to two allergy kids, her 2 year old daughter (nut and egg allergy) and 5 month old son (dairy free, and who joins us on the episode). Jessica has just finished her first year of...read more
Q: I live in a small apartment complex & someone loves cooking with peanuts. I can always smell it in the hallway & it gives me some severe anxiety. I’ve never reacted to the smell before, but I’m sure you understand how it’s...read more
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