Food allergies are a growing problem in the United States and around the world. In fact, the rates of food allergies grew 50% between 1997-2011. But still we don’t know the exact cause.
Theories include issues with dietary deficiencies, environmental exposure to toxins, and overuse of antibiotics and antimicrobial cleaning products (you can read more about the microbiome in this blog post). We do know that food allergies are a developed world problem. You can see rates of allergies rise as countries improve their economies with more industrialization.
At one time the standard advice to parents was to … Read More