Maternal prenatal and/or postnatal n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) supplementation for preventing allergies in early childhood

Highlights: Cochrane review Application to Dietetic Practice: There is limited evidence that supplementation has a very modest benefit on allergic development. The evidence is not sufficient to routinely recommend supplementation, but it should not be discouraged, if clients inquire about


Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome and allergic proctocolitis

Highlights: The clinical/laboratory presentation and medical management of these two conditions is compared. Additionally, the detailed description of the acute and chronic presentation of FPIES helps the reader understand the full spectrum of this condition. A concise protocol for oral


Diagnosis of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS): The Salerno Experts’ Criteria

Highlights: An expert group of gastroenterologists developed a protocol to diagnose NCGS through gluten elimination, blinded reintroduction and systematic symptom recording. The protocol was suggested as a tool to standardize subject selection in research studies. However, it would also be


Position paper of the EAACI: food allergy due to immunological cross-reactions with common inhalant allergens

Highlights: Consensus statement on cross reaction between aeroallergens and food (e.g. patients that are allergic to inhaled plant pollen may have allergic symptoms when eating food with similar allergenic proteins). To my knowledge, there is not a consensus statement on


Prevalence of celiac disease in patients with severe food allergy.

Highlights: This study was conducted by an Italian pediatric allergy clinic. They compared the rate of undiagnosed celiac disease in three groups of children – severe IgE mediated food allergy (requiring oral immunotherapy), mild IgE mediated food allergy (developed tolerance