A Food Label Guide For Food Intolerance Sufferers

Do you still find yourself suffering from symptoms of food intolerance despite having identified your intolerances and cutting out the offending food? This could be a result of you consuming the food you are intolerant to without realising. Complicated and confusing labels on food packaging can easily disguise problem foods. At YorkTest we’ve put together […]

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The Great British Bake Off Survival Guide – Week Two

The judges certainly applied the pressure this week with their biscuit based challenges. We loved Richard’s Pirate themed scene and the delicate Florentines in the technical challenge. However, it was the savoury biscuits that really got our tummies rumbling. This week, we have a delicious and simple gluten, egg and dairy free cracker recipe, courtesy […]

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How To Deal With Food Intolerances When Abroad

Food allergy and food intolerance are different things. Food allergy is the immediate potentially life threatening reaction to foods such as peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, milk and/or eggs. Having a food allergy and travelling abroad can present particular hazards; for example some people with food allergies (often peanut) report symptoms when flying due to foods […]

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5 Foods To Eat In July

July is an easy month to keep healthy with the abundance of fruit and vegetables in shops and markets and is cheaper because it’s in season … so no excuses to not eat well. My top 5 are: 1) Radishes So often ignored and thought of as ‘a bit weird’, radishes put a bit of […]

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4 Easy Low GI Recipes

Low Glycemic Index (GI) food doesn’t mean tasteless, boring food – in fact the opposite is true as these recipes show. Here are some of my favourites that I make on a regular basis and serve up to friends and family. 1) Tandoori Chicken (serves 2) Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts, skinned and chopped into bite […]

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