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OCTOBER 2016: FOOD ALLERGY NEWS

10/7/2016:  Infants Dairy Allergy and Probiotics

Probiotics and prebiotics are important for digestion and are natively part of breastmilk.  But forumla-fed infants may need more to help not only with including distress (crying), eczema, diarrhea, abdominal pain, colic, vomiting but also the health of the gut and overall immune system. [1]

10/26/2016:  Peanut Patch Improves 36% Over Placebo Group

A study using Viaskin Peanut patch on the skin appears to improve tolerance to peanuts especially for ages 4-11 by 36%.  It was found the placebo group had a 12% improvement, but the patched group had a 46 to 48% improvement and was able to tolerate 10 times more peanut after one year. [2]

[1]  http://www.nutriciaresearch.com/new-data-important-for-infants-suffering-from-severe-cows-milk-protein-allergy/

[2]  https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161026105052.htm

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