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New guidelines for preventing peanut allergy in babies

January 17, 2017

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Claire McCarthy, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Claire McCarthy, MD, is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. In addition to being a senior faculty editor for Harvard Health Publishing, Dr. McCarthy … See Full Bio
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Stan Olson
February 10, 2017

I just read your article on peanut allergies and the importance of early peanut introduction. I am super grateful you are putting out this great news. When I first heard about the LEAP study I thought to myself, so how do parents introduce their infants to peanuts and do it in a healthy way? Peanuts and peanut butter are choking hazards to infants, and easier-to-nibble peanut snacks can contain high amounts of fat, salt or sugar and even worse corn starch. So as a result I got a group of pediatricians together and developed an incredible product, called Simply Peanut.

Simply Peanut offers parents a product to give to their babies as young as 4 months of age a SIMPLE, SAFE and EASY to use peanut introduction system. A new mom or dad can simply empty contents of 1 packet into a 4-6 oz. bottle of breast milk or formula, or any volume of baby food, twice a day, three times a week. The Simply Peanut box contains just the right amount of peanut protein needed for peanut introduction.

I am a brand new dad and I am so excited to share this product with the world.
It would mean a great deal if you could share the simply peanut story.

Stephen GOOy
January 18, 2017

The Allergy Coin has 2 Sides > Food & Aero-Enviro.

Target / Treat Aero-Enviro with GOOy CHEWy Relief > and See if Food Side of Coin Improves.

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