ARCHIVE SEARCH
      -OR-  
 
  NEWS CHANNELS
Fitness News
 > Asthma Allergy News
Diabetes News
Women's Health News
Men's Health News

  MY NEWS
Personal Archive
My Account

  ABOUT THIS NEWSFEED
About Us
Advertise With Us
Feed Your Site
Contact Us


Site Map
RSS News Feed 

  Website development & hosting
   by Cyber Software Solutions

 
Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies
Early breast-feeding may help

(HealthDay News) -- The way you feed your child has a significant impact during the child's early years on the child's risk for developing a food allergy, experts say.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to reduce a child's risk of food allergies:

  • If possible, breast-feed infants to at least 4 months of age.
  • Don't feed your infant solid food before at least age 4 months.
  • Withholding foods known to cause allergies isn't known to affect allergy risk.
  • Call the pediatrician at once if your child seems to have an allergic reaction.



-- Diana Kohnle

Copyright © 2014 HealthDay. All rights reserved.


Back to Top Stories
  GOOGLE ADS