Dr. Carina Venter

How do Maternal Diet and Infant Complementary Feeding influence Food Allergy

Speakers:
Dr. Carina Venter

Summary

Dr Carina Venter discussed the importance of diet diversity (including food allergen diversity) with early introduction of allergenic foods between 4 to 6 months of age as part of a complementary diet recommended by the majority of medical and scientific societies worldwide, including EAACI. She also presented the limited available data on the possible influence of maternal diet on future food allergy development.