Thinking Moms’ Revolution
In the early 1990s, tens of thousands of children with severe food allergy arrived for kindergarten at schools across Canada, the U.K., Australia and the U.S. This sudden phenomenon of life-threatening allergy in kids only in specific countries occurred simultaneously, without warning, and quickly intensified.
… The much anticipated five-year LEAP study (learn early about peanut allergy) delivered a deflated and circular observation in 2015: a major risk factor for developing peanut allergy is allergy. In other words, infants as young as four months in this study were at risk of developing peanut allergy because they already had severe food allergies, eczema and egg allergy. This conclusion, again, begs the question: what is causing infants less than one year of age to develop severe food allergies?