Largest Food Allergy Study to Date Finds Food Allergies Are Increasingly Prevalent and Severe NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a national survey of more than 38,000 families, 8 percent of children in the United States suffer from a food allergy - a considerably higher number than reported in previous studies.
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FA stands for Food Allergy
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By understanding why some children are affected by food allergy while others are not, we can begin to better focus our efforts on finding a cure.
Once diagnosed with a food allergy, I would recommend they avoid the food.
Food Allergy Survival Guide provides extensive information and an excellent recipe collection for those with allergies or sensitivities to dairy products, eggs, gluten, nuts and peanuts, soy, yeast, fish and shellfish, and wheat.
A food allergy is an abnormal response by the immune system to a food protein.
based Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, calls the new UC-Davis study "the first to try to quantify the problem.
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They require lifelong vigilance, says Hugh Sampson of the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.