Nutrition and Childhood Allergy

The incidence of allergies in children has increased over the past several decades. Asthma has increased 160% and atopic dermatitis (eczema, rashes) has increased 2-3 fold. Peanut allergy has also doubled in the last decade.A new report, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in Pediatrics shows that breastfeeding for at least 4 months may help prevent allergies in high risk infants.


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