550 children who were considered to be at risk of delevoping the allergy were fed peanut snacks in their first year of life.
British scientists found they were 74% less likely to develop a peanut allergy by the time they were 6 years old.
The children who took part in the study were carefully monitored for signs of illness.
Experts have stressed that parents must consult their doctor before feeding their at-risk babies peanuts.
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For more information about allergies, please go to: https://www.allergyuk.org/