Why Your Grandparents Didn’t Have Food Allergies… But You Do

grandma surrounded by her grandkids sitting at a dinner table in a green lawn

Statistical evidence suggests that far more people nowadays are prone to having food allergies than their grandparents, and their numbers are only rising. This article posits 7 differences between our generations, which, you may be surprised to learn, are the reason behind such a radical uptick in serious food allergies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Food used to be natural. Today we have GMOs and other additives. Also, the use of farming pesticides was non-existent.
  • Our grandparents relied on natural remedies and allowed the sickness to run its course, thus building the immune system.
  • Our grandparents spent time outside and had a higher tolerance to local allergens.

Additionally, produce is less nutritious now than it used to be, due to soil nutrient depletion—the result of conventional farming practices.

Read more: https://dailyhealthpost.com/food-allergy/

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