The recently released National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) guidelines and recommendations about the early introduction of peanut foods to prevent peanut allergy  has sparked almost equal parts enthusiasm and questions.
In this video, Dr. Shahzad Mustafa, allergist and medical advisory board chair for FAACT addresses some common questions about the new guidelines ― including what this means for parents with infants and ways to safely introduce peanuts into the diet.
As always, you should discuss your child’s specific dietary needs with a pediatrician.
Additionally, here’s a helpful resource from www.peanutallergyfacts.org that offers a few additional ways to add peanut to an infant’s diet: Here’s help for introducing peanut protein to your infant.
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