Soy Allergy Fact Sheet

What is a Soy Allergy? A soy allergy is an adverse response or overreaction of the body’s immune system to the proteins in soy or products that contain soy. When soy is eaten, the body sees the proteins from soy as a foreign invader, sending out chemicals to defend against it. Those chemicals are what [...]

By |2018-09-28T15:46:01+00:00September 27th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

Tree Nut Allergy Fact Sheet

What is a Tree Nut Allergy? A tree nut allergy is an adverse response or overreaction of the body’s immune system to the proteins in tree nuts or products that contain tree nuts. When a tree nut is eaten, the body sees the tree nut proteins as a foreign invader, sending out chemicals [...]

By |2018-09-28T15:48:27+00:00September 18th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

Fish Allergy Fact Sheet

What is a Fish Allergy? A fish allergy is an adverse response or overreaction of the body’s immune system to the proteins in fish or products that contain fish. When fish is eaten, the body sees the proteins from fish as a foreign invader, sending out chemicals to defend against it. Those chemicals [...]

By |2018-09-28T15:49:21+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

The Halal Diet Fact Sheet

What does Halal mean? “Halal” is an arabic word which means permissible or lawful. When used in reference to diet,  ‘halal’ simply refers to the food and drink that is permissible for a Muslim to consume. Rooted in the religious texts of the Quran and prophetic teachings, this diet is intended to compliment [...]

By |2018-09-14T17:26:22+00:00September 14th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

Shellfish Allergy Fact Sheet

What is a shellfish allergy? A shellfish allergy is an adverse response or overreaction of the body’s immune system to the proteins in shellfish or products that contain shellfish. When shellfish is eaten, the body sees the proteins from shellfish as a foreign invader, sending out chemicals to defend against it. Those chemicals [...]

By |2018-09-18T17:16:39+00:00September 14th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

Peanut Allergy Fact Sheet

What is a peanut allergy? A peanut allergy is an adverse response or overreaction of the body’s immune system to the proteins in peanuts or products that contain peanuts. When a peanut is eaten, the body sees the peanut proteins as a foreign invader, sending out chemicals to defend against it. Those chemicals [...]

By |2018-09-28T15:50:54+00:00May 17th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

Is it time to give salt the shake?

Salt is needed in our diet to help regulate certain bodily functions. However, in the UK we consume too much! The British government recommends we only consume 6 grams per day as studies have shown that a high salt diet can lead to high blood pressure, which in turn can cause strokes and heart [...]

By |2018-03-12T11:19:45+00:00March 7th, 2018|Blog, Fact Sheet|

To Snack or Not To Snack

What’s the issue with snacking? As a parent, I know how easy it is to rely on snack foods to appease children when they are hungry, tired or unruly, especially when out and about. Eating between meals is important when children are young and have small tummies. Although they can’t consume much at each [...]

By |2018-02-21T12:17:17+00:00February 20th, 2018|Blog, Expert Insight, Fact Sheet|

Doing Veganuary? Spoon Guru Can Help!

When you start Veganuary, the first few grocery shops can feel overwhelming and time consuming. Suddenly you’re reading every label and discovering milk hidden in everything, from crisps to artificial sweeteners. And as if that’s not enough, then there are the obscure non-vegan ingredients - Vitamin D3, Shellac, and a whole raft of E-numbers. [...]

By |2018-12-17T16:53:42+00:00December 6th, 2017|Blog, Fact Sheet|