It is interesting just how supersensitive some children are! One little girl was reported by her mother to notice smells in particular. She disliked smells to the extent that she noticed all smells as negative because of their strength in her awareness. So instead of saying “I smell something” she said “I stink something”. We […]
If bitterness is a warning via taste, is flavour a warning via smell? Brisbane dietitian Joan Breakey investigated the role of flavour as a warning via smell and discovered that strong flavoured foods remained high risk for some, but others were able to tolerate the stronger flavours, providing the foods were fresh. Featured on Ockham’s Razor on […]
Managing your diet better is a good New Year’s resolution. Have your symptoms been bothering you? Do you have a plan to really control them better? Here are some easy ways to achieve what you want. Have you cut out some foods, and then a few more, but not had good enough results? This might […]
It is a little known fact that eczema is affected by additives and natural chemicals in food. Many people know that allergy is almost always part of what happens. However even when they attend to the allergy foods that come up positive on allergy tests the eczema is not completely solved. In fact one way […]
Food sensitivity is complex. There are known knows and and probably unknown unknowns! Can we cope with what looks complex in science. I presented a talk on this topic on ABC radio on 3rd Dec 2017. See http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/food-sensitivity-and-the-known-unknowns/9185042 You can see I do have some optimism the future.
Christmas is a tricky time to be managing your diet, as many Christmas foods are heavily spiced and flavoured with fruit. You can still have a wonderful Christmas pudding using the following recipe that all of the family will enjoy. This pudding is light and fluffy, so is suitable for the warm Christmas we have […]
Buy a book that helps your friends understand your diet, or put one under the Christmas tree for relations so they can support you. They may even see how my books may help them too! Are You Food Sensitive? can provide this. You could have a copy of Fussy Baby or two in your gift box […]