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  • How to Fly with Allergies this Holiday Season: Tips from the Pros

    We all know holiday travel in airports can be stressful. Add a food allergy on top and things could get messy. But we’ve talked to food allergy experts to give you some helpful advice to ensure a smooth ride, including tips on how to prepare for air travel, how to handle airport restaurants and best measures to take on the plane…. Read more
  • Here’s help for introducing peanut protein to your infant

    In February 2015, the results of a landmark study, which showed up to an 86% reduction in peanut allergies, was released and made headlines worldwide. It revealed that early introduction of peanut protein in infants (between 4-11 months of age) with moderate to severe eczema and/or egg allergy may reduce the chances a child would develop a peanut allergy…. Read more

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  • New guidelines: Introduce peanuts to infants early to prevent allergies

    Parents may be able to reduce the chance that their children will develop peanut allergies by introducing the food early on, as young as four to six months of age, experts now say. The timing and method should depend on the infant’s risk of a peanut allergy, according to doctors who presented a preview of updated guidelines today in San Francisco at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology…. Read more
  • Feeding peanut, egg to babies early lowers food allergy risk, review finds

    Babies fed peanut between 4-11 months of age and egg between the ages of 4-6 months may be at lower risk of developing allergies to these foods later on. This is the conclusion of a new study published in JAMA, which represents the largest analysis to date of research assessing the effects of early exposure to allergenic foods…. Read more