Milk is the most common food allergy for children under 5, but a new study says many cases are not diagnosed and parents are unprepared.
By Avichai Scher
Peanuts get a lot of attention, but the most common food allergy for kids under 5? Milk.
In a study released on Friday, researchers found that milk allergy affects over half of 1-year-olds who have food allergies, accounts for 40 percent of food allergies for kids 1 to 2, and is the most common overall food allergy for children under 5.