Supporting healthy growth in infants with allergies to cows’ milk
Food allergies are on the rise 131Sampath, V., Abrams, E. M., Adlou, B., Akdis, C., Akdis, M., Brough, H. A., Chan, S., Chatchatee, P., Chinthrajah, R. S., Cocco, R. R., Deschildre, A., Eigenmann, P., Galvan, C., Gupta, R., Hossny, E., Koplin, J. J., Lack, G., Levin, M., Shek, L. P., … Renz, H. (2021). Food allergy across the globe. In Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2021.10.018, so there’s a growing need to reduce the risk of their development, and diagnose and manage them properly when avoiding them isn’t possible. It is estimated that 0.5% to 3% of one year old babies in developed countries have a cow’s milk allergy (CMA) 39Flom, J. D., & Sicherer, S. H. (2019). Epidemiology of cow’s milk allergy. In Nutrients. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11051051 . CMA can impact the healthy growth and development of infants and toddlers 99Mehta, H., Groetch, M., & Wang, J. (2013). Growth and nutritional concerns in children with food allergy. In Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACI.0b013e328360949d. Find out how milk protein hydrolysates can address this issue during this important period in life.