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Food Allergy

Peanut allergy prevention

For years pediatricians told parents to avoid peanuts for the first years of life to help prevent peanut allergies.  Now we know that earlier introduction of peanut products can help prevent peanut allergy. New studies to prevent peanut allergy Studies for the past several years have supported giving infants peanut products as early as 4 months of age […]

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Food Allergy Infants

Introducing Peanuts

For years I’ve been recommending peanut products to infants who are low risk for peanut allergy due to growing evidence that it’s beneficial. What do studies show? Studies have highlighted the benefit of early introduction of peanut product decreasing peanut allergy risk, so more parents are wanting to know exactly how to give a baby peanut products without […]