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Peanut allergies in infants

Peanut allergies in infants.  The New England Journal of Medicine published an update on peanut allergies in infants and what to do to decrease them. Did you know? 2% of US children have a peanut allergy Peanut allergy is the … Continue reading

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Pregnant mothers are encouraged to eat peanut butter

Yes.  It was found that consumption of peanuts and tree nuts during pregnancy may prevent their children from developing nut allergies. The study supports the thought that early allergen exposure increases the tolerance and lowers the risk of childhood food … Continue reading

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