Chapter 5. Pre- and Postnatal Sensitisation to Foods

  1. Dr Judith Buttriss

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698792.ch5

Adverse Reactions to Food: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Adverse Reactions to Food: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Buttriss, J. (ed) (2001) Pre- and Postnatal Sensitisation to Foods, in Adverse Reactions to Food: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698792.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055470

Online ISBN: 9780470698792

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Keywords:

  • oral allergy syndrome;
  • antigens;
  • immune tolerance;
  • food allergy;
  • human placenta

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction and definition of terms

  • Factors that influence neonatal sensitisation to food

  • Assessment of abnormal immune response

  • Trigger foods

  • Dietary factors in the development of atopy in infants

  • Maternal diet during pregnancy

  • Breast feeding

  • Maternal diet during lactation

  • Use of protein hydrolysate formula

  • Introduction of solids

  • Key points