If you’re suffering from allergies, you might also be facing the possibility of your holiday turning into a nightmare. This is because food allergies pose a real risk when we are travelling and rely on others for our meals.
The recipe I chose was published in the most reputable allergy journal by an expert in the field whom I greatly admire. I was confident that if she can bake six cupcakes, so can I. What could possibly go wrong? Were the cupcakes going to be as hard as rocks? Inedible? I was willing to bake, fail, repeat until I got it right.
Food allergies can’t be cured, and it’s essential to have a proper medical diagnosis to confirm your food allergy because you might not be allergic at all.
What are food allergies, and how do they manifest in our bodies? In this excerpt from Real Health on DSTv’s Home Channel, The Allergy Clinic’s founder, dr. Marinda McDonald talks about what’s behind food allergies and how they can be treated.