Should wheat, barley, rye, and or gluten be avoided in a 6-food elimination diet

Highlights: A six food elimination diet is often used for patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Wheat is one of the six common allergens that is eliminated. A common question is if barley, rye and regular oats should also be eliminated. Application

Eosinophilic esophagitis is characterized by a non-IgE-mediated food hypersensitivity

Highlights: Intriguing discussion on the mechanism of this condition and how it overlaps with other allergic conditions. Application to Dietetic Practice: A strong understanding of immunology is necessary. Pub Med ID – 26799684

World Allergy Organization-McMaster University Guidelines for Allergic Disease Prevention (GLAD-P): Prebiotics

Highlights: Prebiotics may influence the development of allergy by altering the gut flora. The evidence for the use of prebiotics in infancy for allergy prevention is systematically reviewed. Application to Dietetic Practice: Essential reading for clinical and community dietitians working

Cows’ milk exclusion diet during infancy: Is there a long-term effect on children’s eating behaviour and food preferences?

Highlights: Cow’s milk exclusion during infancy may affect eating behaviour in later childhood. Application to Dietetic Practice: Essential reading for pediatric dietitians working with exclusion diets. Assessment and intervention should address the psychosocial aspects of eating and the potential negative