Study: Infants' peanut allergies may be tied to moms' consumption

11/2/2010 | HealthDay News

A study of 503 infants found that 140 tested positive for a strong sensitivity to peanuts, and a mother's peanut consumption during pregnancy was a strong predictor of peanut sensitivity. "While our study does not definitively indicate that pregnant women should not eat peanut products during pregnancy, it highlights the need for further research," the lead researcher said.

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