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It’s All About Diversity: Foods, Food Groups and Food Allergens

Speakers: Dr Carina Venter

Presented at 6th World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition...

Summary

Eating a diverse diet is important for gut health, microbiome development and prevention of foo allergy. Studies have demonstrated that early diversity, and early introduction of complementary foods, including potentially allergenic ones, contribute to a reduced risk of developing a food allergy. In this video Carina Venter discusses what does diet diversity mean in relation to allergy outcomes and the possible mechanisms by which it may prevent food allergy.