Early Solid Food Introduction: Role in Food Allergy Prevention and Implications for Breastfeeding

Abrams, E.M. et al. The Journal of Pediatrics | Published online: 3 March 2017


Food allergy is estimated to affect 2%-10% of the population worldwide.1 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase in food allergy prevalence in the US from 3.4% to 5.1% between 1997 and 2011.2 As a result, the focus in food allergy research has shifted from treatment to prevention

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