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Regular readers of this rant will know that I’ve long held that allergies in childhood can be mitigated by exposing very young children to things they might become sensitive or outright allergic to in later life. This morning I find yet another another study supporting my ‘old wives tale’ hypothesis…

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You can’t Bake or make Candy or Dairy treats without Vanilla. And I’m not the only cook who says so. Now. there’s concern about the ability of the world’s vanilla growing industry to supply the growing demand. That has scientists scrambling to find ways to increase production…

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A New Zealand university has released a report supporting my theory that allergies are, in large part, made and not born into kids. The report confirms that early exposure to pathogens in the environment can help kids’ immune systems fight the development of allergies in later life.