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Children who eat peanuts at an early age may prevent peanut allergies

February 24, 2015
  • By Gregory Curfman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Former Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Health Publishing


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March 19, 2015

I would like to say thanks for your sharing this useful information. Nice post keep it up. Hope to see you next post again soon.

Gregory Curfman
March 19, 2015

Thank you for your kind words, and we will keep the blog posts coming, with a focus on new developments in health care.
Gregory Curfman

March 7, 2015

This is intresting right taking grow older a few, you’d probably imagine that a peanut hypersensitivity would display a little ahead of that will nevertheless i suppose should your physique adapts early on enough because it desires to make it……
great post this is….
thanks for posting the nice article

March 5, 2015

Very interesting and makes sense! In Philippines interestingly there is very less Peanut allergy, probably because peanuts are eaten all the time. Also this is probably similar to some people who are immune to snake bites because they have been bitten in minute doses thus developing tolerance to the venom protein. Thanks for sharing a good article!

Hoopes Vision
March 3, 2015

At what age should a child be tested for the allergy. Seems like the earlier a child is tested and diagnosed and treatment is started, the better the chances of lessening the allergy.

The source of Vitamin E from peanuts is also useful for preventing Macular Degeneration from occurring.

February 27, 2015

thats intresting all the way up until age five, you would think that a peanut allergy would show up a little earlier than that but i guess if your body adapts early enough because it wants to survive… great post thanks

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