From the studies reviewed in this document, it appears that vitamin D may be effective in reducing the risk of food allergy/anaphylaxis during fetal immune system development in utero or in early childhood1 2 .

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  1. Rudders, S. A. Banerji, A. Vassallo, M. F. Clark, S. Camargo, C. A., Jr. Trends in pediatric emergency department visits for food-induced anaphylaxis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Aug; 126 (2): 385-8.
  2. Vassallo, M. F. Camargo, C. A., Jr. Potential mechanisms for the hypothesized link between sunshine, vitamin D, and food allergy in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Aug; 126 (2): 217-22.