The children are suffering.  Why are the kids being diagnosed with various conditions and allergies at a rapid rate these days?  A new study revealed  in Business Week stated African-American males are showing the highest rate of food allergies.

Over 7 million people have been diagnosed with food allergies.  Research was analyzed from eight thousand people ranging in ages 1 to 60 plus years of age.  Their blood was tested for antibodies on four specific food:  shrimp, milk, eggs and peanuts.

Food allergy rates were highest (4.2 percent) among children aged 1 to 5 and lowest (1.3 percent) among adults older than 60. Compared to the general population, food allergies were two times more common among children aged 1 to 19, three times more common among blacks and two times more common among males.

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