Study ties risk of food allergies with lack of vitamin D

03/5/2013 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The · Science World Report

An Australian study of 5,276 1-year-olds showed that vitamin D deficiency was linked to a threefold increased risk of developing food allergies compared with those with vitamin D sufficiency. Researchers also found that children with two or more allergies were 10 times more likely to have vitamin D deficiency. The findings appear in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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