Study finds that consuming nuts during pregnancy does not raise the risk of allergies

Study finds that consuming nuts during pregnancy does not raise the risk of allergiesA recent research has confirmed that pregnant women who eat nuts regularly during pregnancy are not at an increased risk of passing on any kind of nut allergies to their unborn children.

On the contrary it was seen that women who ate more nuts during pregnancy gave birth to babies who had lesser nut allergies in life.

Allergies caused by consumption of peanut butter are increasing and is already affecting two percent of the US population along with people in other western world.

There was a time when pregnant women were told by doctors to avoid eating nuts during pregnancy but studies have found that it is completely safe and in-fact you can make your children lesser prone to nut allergies by eating nuts during pregnancy.

For many years opinions were divided on whether or not to eat nuts during pregnancy but now it has been proved that it does not increase the risk of allergies in babies.

The latest study observed over 8,000 children born to women nurses who were regularly questioned about their diet and lifestyle habits. The study was done in the US over a long period of time.

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