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The Complete Peanut Allergy Handbook, Everything You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Your Child from the Most Deadly Food Allergy, by Scott H. Sicherer, M.D., and Terry Malloy, Berkley Books, New York, 2005

Nothing in the book tells you how to PREVENT peanut allergy.

pg xvii - estimated 1.7 million Americans suffer from peanut allergies, and day by day, these numbers are growing

[The numbers are growing because people are being vaccinated with vaccines with peanut oil as an ingredient! - bfg]

pg 6 - the United States approximately 6 out of 1,000 people in the general population have a peanut allergy. The allergy is more common in children, and approximately 1 out of 125 children has a peanut allergy. ...about eight out of ten peanut-allergic people have a "severe" peanut allergy.

 [Children get the most vaccinations - bfg] [This affects everyone in schools. Peanut products are being banned at some schools - bfg]

pg 7-8 - there has been a doubling in the rate of peanut allergy among children within the past five years. Similar studies in the United Kingdom have shown an identical increase....we are truly seeing an increase in the actual number of cases of people with peanut allergy, particularly children. 

 [This coincides with the increased number of vaccines given to young children - bfg]

pg 10 - ...there are no verified studies showing that we're eating more peanuts now, or that we're giving peanuts to our children at a younger age, or that we're roasting them differently now that we did five or ten years ago. 

[We are consuming peanuts like we always have been. What has changed is the vaccinations - bfg]

pg 16 - ...we did a study showing that there is a 7 percent risk, or about a ten times higher risk than normal, for developing an peanut allergy if one sibling has a peanut allergy.

[It is easier to take all the children in together to get their vaccinations. They would get a vaccine from the same batch - bfg]

pg 19 - ..the breathing tubes can get constricted or tighten, making it harder for air to go in and out. That is exactly the same thing that happens during an asthma attack, where there is swelling inside the lung with tightening of the breathing tubes and development of mucus in the lungs, also making it hard for air to go in and out.

[Sounds like asthma could be a form of an allergic reaction.....- bfg]

pg 37 - ...if she was not allergic by age twelve, it was very unlikely that she would develop an allergy to any of these tree nuts in the future.

[Aren't most of the vaccinations over with by age 12? - bfg]

pg 42 - If a child...has never yet eaten it...This is an interesting issue because 70 to 80 percent of reactions in children occur on what the family believes is the first known exposure, usually around the age of twelve to eighteen months. That means presumably some level of exposure has occurred...

[In other words, you can't get a peanut allergy unless you were exposed to peanuts. If a baby gets a peanut allergy from a vaccination, unless there is peanut oil in products used, you won't discover the peanut allergy until the baby starts eating solid foods. - bfg]

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