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Why Peanut Allergy Is On The Rise (..and how to prevent it)

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Published on Apr 13, 2016

What is the cause of the recent increase in peanut allergies (and how to prevent it)?

References:
1. Early Consumption of peanuts in infancy is associated with low prevalence of peanut allergy. Du Toit G, Katz Y, et al. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol 2008:122:984-991

Randomized Trial of Peanut Consumption in Infants at Risk for
2. Peanut Allergy. Du Toit G, Roberts G, Sayre PH, Bahnson HT, Radulovic S, Santos AF, Brough HA, Phippard D, Basting M, Feeney M, Turcanu V, Sever ML, Gomez Lorenzo M, Plaut M, Lack G; the LEAP Study Team. N Engl J Med. 2015 Feb 23.

(If your child is at high risk of peanut allergy, please see a doctor before offering peanut products. This is what they did in the study)

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