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09/17/2013
...races and ethnicities, however the development of food allergies is multifactorial. While there are multiple factors that may increase the risk of development of food allergies Food allergies also have a genetic link. Children with a sibling or parent with an allergic condition- not just food allergies but also asthma, allergic rhinitis or hay fever- are more likely to be diagnosed with food allergies. Furthermore, children with a food allergy are more likely to have...
01/05/2010
...that as many as 70% of children have a deficiency in this vitamin! (http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/08/03/vitamin.d.children/). A second study found that children with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have high blood pressure and lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as “healthy” cholesterol — two issues that are considered major risk factors for heart disease later in life. A deficiency in vitamin D also results in Rickets. In October of 2008, the...
   
 
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