Allergy members - how do you shop for food?

Can you talk me through how you go about food shopping for yourself or a member of your family that has a food allergy. Do you go to the local supermarket or specialist store? If a supermarket, do you buy from the health food aisle or regular aisles? Do you have to check every ingredient label or do products advertise themselves well enough? Do you have to buy specific foods? Is your food bill more expensive as a result? And finally does your household all eat the same meals, or does the person with the food allergy eat separate food?

Last reply: 10th Jun 2017 / 83 replies / Post by looklively



Posted by: nightcarer
Posted on: 5th Jun 2014

nightcarer says: I struggle to buy foods to suit my tummy. I buy a few gluten free products and lactose free products but mostly I get food that has as little processing as possible. I find this is better for me but, yes, it does mean that I am paying more for my food. I guess its the price you pay for wanting to be healthy although I think its very unfair. Also I eat different meals to my husband so it works out more expensive.

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