The Allergy Blog Awards UK recognise all allergy and free from bloggers who cater for those with allergies and/or dietary requirements across the UK.
The Allergy Blog Awards UK provide a unique opportunity for individuals and companies to be recognised for their achievements in the allergy & free from world through blogging. The awards provide recognition, with a chance to network and connect with relevant brands.
The Allergy Blog Awards UK Awards ceremony will be held in February 2017, blog nominations open in August 2016.
Entries and Nominations: 1st August 2016 – 16th September 2016
Public Vote: 1st October 2016 – 30th November 2016
Finalists Announced: December 2017
Expert Judging Period: January 2017
Awards Ceremony and Winners Announced: February 2017
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Allergy & Free From Blog Of The Year
Allergy & Free From Blog Of The Year Award category is for the allergy & free from blog that has gone above and beyond and has helped people with their advice and support in regards to allergies and/or dietary requirements. Sponsored by Asda Free From.
The Best Newcomer Award category is for the newest allergy & free from blog which has made the biggest impact on the allergy and free from blogging world.
The Environmental Allergy & Free From Blog Award category is for the allergy & free from blogs which include or specialise in environmental allergies experience, advice and support.
Parent Allergy & Free From Blog
The Parent Allergy & Free From Blog Award category is for allergy & free from blogs which have information/advice/support in regards to children’s allergies/eczema/asthma/hay fever/dietary requirements and nutrition for the parents. Sponsored by Allergy Clothing LWCMPA.
Free From Recipes
The Best Free From Recipes Award category is for allergy & free from blogs which offer delicious recipes catering for food allergies/dietary requirements.
Eating Out/Food Shopping
The Eating Out/Food Shopping Award category is for food allergy & free from blogs which provide information about eating out and food shopping with food allergies/dietary requirements.
The Most Innovative category is for allergy & free from blogs that are creative, unique and unusual.
Nutrition Advice Award category is for food blogs which offer nutrition advice catered for food allergy sufferers/those with dietary requirements.
The Most Informative Allergy & Free From Blog Award category is for the allergy & free from blog that provides extensive information about allergies, eczema, asthma, hay fever, dietary restrictions and/or food nutrition. We include food nutrition blogs in the Allergy & Free From Blog Awards UK because we fully understand the importance of getting good food nutrition advice when you or your family members have food allergies/diet restrictions.
Dr Adam Fox read Medicine and Neuroscience at Cambridge University before completing his clinical training at University College, London. Having completed specialist training in Paediatric Allergy in 2006, he spent 9 years as clinical lead of Allergy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, London – Europe’s largest specialist Allergy service. He Is now Clinical Director for Specialist Ambulatory Medicine.
Christopher James Clark the award winning author of Nutritional Grail, he serves on the Advisory Board of Men’s Health magazine (Middle East) and writes for ThePaleoDiet.com, The Huffington Post, and various other publications. He’s from America but based in Dubai and he strives to make nutrition practical, straightforward, and delicious.
Henry Ehrlich is the editor of asthmaallergieschildren.com. He is the co-author of Asthma Allergies Children: a parent’s guide and his first book is about Dr Li Food Allergies: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Science, and the Search for a Cure, His latest book is Tradititional Chinese Medicine, Western Science, and the Fight Against Allergic Disease and is co-written with Dr. Li.
Jolene Beatson is the founder of The Children’s Allergy Foundation, a small UK charity run by parents, for parents of babies and children with food allergies and intolerances. The charity is also know as CMPA Support, their aim is to raise awareness of cmpa at all levels, so that future generations of CMPA babies (& their families) shouldn’t have to suffer.
Kim Koeller was diagnosed with food-related allergies as well as celiac disease in 2002, she has since founded glutenfreepassport.com, produced allergy translation cards in 15 languages, mobile apps, gluten free and food allergy language phrase Guides, ebooks and helped millions of people travel and live confidently with food allergies.
Allie Bahn has lived with numerous life-threatening food allergies, environmental allergies, and asthma since childhood. Allie is a freelance writer, blogger, allergy awareness advocate, and lifestyle coach; sharing her tips, experience and expertise to help guide parents and children to feel confident and capable with allergies.
Dr Aleksej Heinze is a Senior Lecturer at University of Salford. He is Co-Director of the Centre for Digital Business and Social Media Champion at Salford Business School. He is also Head of the Advisory Board at SEMTA (Search Engine Marketing Trade Association).
Jackie Nevard is the founder of My Food Allergy Friends, Jackie’s son Thai has multiple food allergies and after realising the need for allergy education Jackie launched My Food Allergy Friends, she has produced four books in her educational allergy series with another two books in the pipeline, a string of educational resources and her very popular allergy awareness sessions around Australia and New Zealand.
John Burke is the founder and chairperson of the FreeFrom Food Awards in Ireland. He has been a panel judge on the FreeFrom Food Awards in the UK since 2010 and is a panel judge on the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards, the Irish Quality Food Awards (FreeFrom categories), the IQDrinkAs and the ICafeQFAs. John was diagnosed with Coeliac Disease in 1973.
Caroline Oldham is the founder of the very popular biteappy app and biteappy blog. In her late teens she was diagnosed with Coeliacs disease and a lactose intolerance which changed her life. She found it very difficult to eat out locally and abroad hence her inspiration for ‘ Biteappy’. ‘Biteappy’ is a worldwide restaurant search for people with allergies, intolerances and special diets.
Jonathan Bright is the Creative Content Lead at Southerly, a creative content marketing agency with an award-winning blog. He’s a journalist and biologist by background, now with many years’ experience in creative copywriting. He’s also a keen allergy sufferer, and when not dealing with the annual hay fever onslaught he will enthusiastically react to pretty much anything from pet hair to peaches.
Nick McNally brought CELIA Lager to the UK and has a passion for things that are better thanks to being gluten-free. As part of the CELIA project Nick ran a pop-up called Vozars which was London’s number 1 tripadvisor restaurant for 10 weeks in 2014. Everything made was developed to be better thanks to being gluten-free.
Lisa Musician, RD, LDN has over 17 years of experience working with a board certified allergist and is a member of several national and state organizations. She holds several certifications of training as a Food Allergy Specialist and speaks professionally to organizations, schools and support groups about the management of food allergies and increasing optimal health. Not only does Lisa have experience managing her own food allergies, she is also the mother of two adult children with multiple food allergies.
Bal Cummins is Head of Marketing and Design for FoodMaestro. Bal has over 18 years’ experience scoping and project managing large digital projects. She has worked for leading global agencies and clients focusing on strategy and planning through to design delivery. Bal is responsible for the marketing and social channels for FoodMaestro working closely with content writers to create engaging content for consumers with specific dietary requirements.
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