Last year a report claimed peanut allergies were up in children and then, just last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that 3 million children have food allergies
Now, amidst nut-phobia, new research in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology claims eating peanuts in infancy is associated with a lower instance of peanut allergy; Reuters reports.
I asked Dr. Fuhrman. He said the mother has to be eating peanuts, while nursing, at the same time the food is first introduced to maximally prevent allergies. The mother’s antibodies are key!