Allergy Awareness

The information in this blog is the result of my own research into allergies.Some information is anecdotal but may be of use to other people trying to understand why it is that their body over-reacts to everyday substances.There will also be recipes added on a regular basis as I come up with alternatives to our favourite foods that we can't do without - Chocolate cake, pizza, nothing healthy! ;-)

Asthma inhalers 'increase the risk of prostate cancer'


 

A study has found that even having asthma appears to increase the risk of men developing a tumour by around 25 per cent.

Asthma inhalers 'increase the risk of prostate cancer'

Posted by at Tuesday, August 10, 2010 6:00 AM

http://www.oneproudmomma.co.uk/allergy/archives/2010/08/entry_126.html

Thousands of children wrongly labelled allergic to foods by online tests


 

Hundreds of thousands of children are wrongly being diagnosed with food allergies due to unreliable tests, experts have warned.

Thousands of children wrongly labelled allergic to foods by online tests

Posted by at Tuesday, August 10, 2010 5:58 AM

http://www.oneproudmomma.co.uk/allergy/archives/2010/08/entry_125.html

Junk food starts allergies: Western high-fat diets are blamed for surge in illnesses


 

Scientists have found evidence that 'industrialised' Western diets high in red meat, sugar and fat lowered the numbers of healthy bacteria in our guts.

Junk food starts allergies: Western high-fat diets are blamed for surge in illnesses

Posted by at Thursday, August 05, 2010 10:55 AM

http://www.oneproudmomma.co.uk/allergy/archives/2010/08/entry_124.html