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Paediatric Allergy

Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about cow's milk protein allergy and/or multiple food allergies in children.

Robbins, K. et al. 2014. Milk allergy is associated with decreased growth in US children

Milk allergy is associated with decreased growth in US children.

The objective of this study was to compare anthropomorphic measures and dietary intake of calcium, vitamin D, total calories, protein and fat between children with and without reported food allergy using The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). This study which showed that mean weight, height, BMI & height-for-age percentile and calcium intake were significantly lower in children aged 2-17 years compared with those without CMPA.