Introducing peanut-based foods such as peanut butter to infants before they turn one can help the baby’s body develop a tolerance to them, new evidence suggest. Photo: TNS

How to prevent peanut allergies: feed babies peanuts in their first year, doctors now say

  • Report from the American Academy of Paediatrics says to introduce peanut-based foods before a child’s first birthday, even as early as four months
  • ‘I would personally introduce it as early as a baby is developmentally ready to eat solid foods,’ report’s co-author says
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Introducing peanut-based foods such as peanut butter to infants before they turn one can help the baby’s body develop a tolerance to them, new evidence suggest. Photo: TNS
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