When Zephyr was nine months’ old, he was diagnosed with food allergies after a life-threatening reaction to eggs. Since it is common for children to be allergic to both eggs and peanuts, Zephyr was tested and found to be allergic to peanuts, too.
“I almost died in my mother’s arms after having a Snicker’s candy bar at a friend’s house,” says Julie.
A new study recently reported that consumption of peanuts by babies who are at high-risk for developing peanut allergy prevents the development of allergy.
Most kids take a backpack to school for their books and lunches.
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