City Kids Are More Likely To Have Food Allergies: Here’s The True Cause

Dave Mihalovic
Prevent Disease

A recent study published in the latest issue of Clinical Pediatrics has found that children living in urban centers have a much higher prevalence of food allergies than those living in rural areas. It’s the first study to map children’s food allergies by geographical location in the United States. In particular, kids in big cities were found to be more than twice as likely to have peanut allergies compared to rural communities. The study humorously found a correlation between higher population density and greater likelihood of food allergies; however the actual cause is another story.

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