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NYT- Ask Well: Can You Develop Food Allergies at Any Age?

Submitted by Get Healthy Heights on August 14, 2017. Get Healthy Heights

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NYT- Ask Well: Can You Develop Food Allergies at Any Age?

In this article from the New York Times Ask Well blog writer Sophie Egan discusses how people can develop food allergies into adulthood. It is commonly believed that food allergies are developed early in life, with 8% of children having food allergies, compared to 5% of adults. Initial results from a large, new national study suggests that more than 50% of adults with a reported food allergy developed one after the age of 18. 

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