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New Year’s Resolution: Being Mindful of Food Allergies

It’s the start of the New Year which means it’s the time of year when people make resolutions. Most people make New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym more, to go on a diet, or maybe be more mindful of others and the world around them. What would a person with food allergies want? Some would say they want to have less fear, and some may say that they don’t want food allergies limiting them, but most would say they would want others to know about their food allergies and how to help them. My own personal New Year’s resolution is to make 2017 the year that all food allergies should be taken seriously. ... Read more

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  • How to Prevent Peanut Allergies

    About six million young children in the U.S. suffer from food allergies—most commonly to peanuts. Pediatricians and allergy experts once agreed that the best solution was to avoid peanuts altogether, and for years, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advised pregnant women with peanut allergies to stop eating peanuts while pregnant and to not feed peanuts to their children when they started on solid foods.... Read more
  • New guidelines to prevent peanut allergies in kids

    New guidelines turning conventional wisdom on its head may help prevent life-threatening peanut allergies in future generations of children. The guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), published today, call for introducing peanuts early into the diets of infants in order to reduce the risk they will go on to develop that allergy.... Read more
  • New guidelines give parents road map to prevent peanut allergies

    Parents worried their kids may develop peanut allergies now have a clear road map for preventing it. New guidelines from allergy experts say that even children with the highest risk of having a peanut allergy should be tested with a tiny dose of peanut, because it might prevent the allergy from ever developing.... Read more

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