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Children 2018, 5(2), 14; https://doi.org/10.3390/children5020014

The Value of Food Allergy Prevention in Clinical Practice in Pediatrics: Targeting Early Life

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Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Feigin Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Received: 19 December 2017 / Revised: 16 January 2018 / Accepted: 19 January 2018 / Published: 23 January 2018
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Abstract

Food allergies are common and increasing in prevalence, representing a major health concern in many countries around the world. In an effort to diminish the burden of food allergy, many research studies have focused on prevention, and recent findings have revolutionized the way we introduce allergenic foods in early life. We discuss the role of early allergenic food introduction and the value of food allergy prevention in this manuscript. View Full-Text
Keywords: food allergy; prevention; children; primary care food allergy; prevention; children; primary care
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Anagnostou, K.; Orange, J.S. The Value of Food Allergy Prevention in Clinical Practice in Pediatrics: Targeting Early Life. Children 2018, 5, 14.

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