Incidence of Food Allergy in the Middle East

I was recently invited to write an article for Arab News, focusing on the increased incidence of allergies in the 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐝𝐥𝐞 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐭.⁣ This included the significant growth […]

Food Allergy Labelling

Also known as⁣ 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐀𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐲 𝐋𝐚𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 (𝘗𝘈𝘓)⁣ This is of extreme importance to improve the quality of life of allergy sufferers.⁣ ⁣Despite its existence, often, there are […]

Shellfish Allergy

Often 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝 is what is named to anything coming from the sea.⁣⁣ But this name seems to be mixed or interchanged with 𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐟𝐢𝐬𝐡.⁣⁣ Let’s clarify this.⁣⁣ […]

Fish Allergy

Although 𝐟𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐲 is common, fortunately, it is not as common as other allergies.⁣ Its incidence varies from country to country, and around 40% of people with fish […]


In March this year, researchers from the 𝘈𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘢𝘯 𝘕𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘺 made a fantastic discovery.⁣ They realised that a protein we produce in our bodies significantly influences our immune […]

Food Industry and Allergies

Often people ask me what they should do when they see a “𝘮𝘢𝘺 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯” label.⁣⁣My first question to them is, how many variations of that wording […]

Summer Camps and Allergys

A US study suggests that, though camps will accept children with allergies, most are not prepared to act if something happens as often they don’t have or request individualized action plans. […]

Breast Milk and Allergens

One of the most common questions I get from mothers is “𝐢𝐬 𝐦𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠?”.⁣⁣ Many have decided to go on […]

Egg Allergy

So it is Christmas, and how many of you are baking with eggs?⁣This is probably one of the seasons where we should be cautious with this type of allergy!⁣ In […]