By Janice Vickerstaff Joneja PhD RD

ISBN-10: 193350305X

ISBN-13: 9781933503059

ISBN-10: 1933503246

ISBN-13: 9781933503240

The instruments and strategies this consultant presents for examining and treating asthma in teenagers are adaptable to various situations—without ever wasting sight of a kid's dietary wishes. spotting that deficiencies in serious nutrition in the course of a kid's early years may have huge, immense effects on progress and physically services, the booklet makes a speciality of prevention and hypersensitive reaction administration while pregnant, within the early weeks of lifestyles, and in early formative years. the original allergen scale and the concepts for confronting the ten commonest allergens can assist mom and dad stability their kid's particular dietary wishes whereas dealing with gentle asthma to nutrition.

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All of the other antibodies that can be detected in the fetus or newborn baby are actually made by the immune system of the fetus while in the womb. When the mother has been exposed to a specific microorganism, such as a bacterium or virus, her immune system makes antibodies of the IgG class to 18 DEALING WITH FOOD ALLERGIES IN BABIES AND CHILDREN protect her from further infection or invasion by that same microorganism. The IgG antibodies then cross the placenta to become part of the blood circulation of her unborn child.

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The Immune System of the Digestive Tract The immune system associated with the digestive tract is different from that in other parts of the body. It is composed of specialized cells that make up the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT). The processing of food through this system allows the uptake of nutrients through the walls of the digestive tract (the intestinal epithelium) without triggering the protective response that would otherwise form a barrier to the foreign materials in food. At the same time, any potentially disease-causing microorganisms taken in through the same route are effectively excluded by the GALT.

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