Early Consumption May Prevent Peanut Allergy, New Study Suggests
Posted on February 24, 2015
A new study suggests that peanut allergy can be prevented at a young age by embracing peanuts, not avoiding them.
Eating peanut products as a baby significantly reduces the risk of developing the allergy by 80% in high-risk infants, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests.
Peanuts are one of the leading causes of food allergy reaction and can be fatal.