Early exposure to peanuts ‘cuts allergy risk in children’

Early exposure to peanuts 'cuts allergy risk in children’
Early exposure to peanuts ‘cuts allergy risk in children’

Fast Facts

  • New study suggest reduced risk of nut allergy if exposed in the first year.
  • 550 children participated in a study. Some were given peanut snacks and others avoided it at all costs. After the study, children were told to avoid peanuts all year.
  • those that avoided peanuts were more likely to have an allergy to it at six years old, than those who ate the peanuts.
  • Its been said that a protection built up from their exposure to peanuts was maintained, even if peanuts products were avoided for a year.
  • Although it is noted that those with other allergies such as eczema have a greater risk of developing a peanut allergy.

Bottom Line – Expose your kids to peanuts (unless allergic like me!) so that they have a better chance of not being allergic. 

*Be you should speak with a doctor and do your research to find out that best approach for you and your family.

Source – http://www.bioportfolio.com/news/article/2637473/Early-exposure-to-peanuts-cuts-allergy-risk-in-children.html

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