New Research Reveals Considerable Overlap

New Research Reveals Considerable Overlap Between Severe Allergies and Chronic Food Allergies: The potential role of an elimination diet and possibly enteral nutrition with a formula that has elimination diet characteristics

The last decade has seen dramatic rises in the incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an inflammatory and autoimmune condition of the esophagus where children experience both pain and difficulty with swallowing.  Many epidemiologists have considered this new epidemic to be puzzling with no clear causes.  A recent investigation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia however, raises an important question about the role of severe food allergies. Continue reading