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ESPGHAN has recently updated its position on complementary feeding that was originally published in 2008. This document issues several recommendations about this period of rapid growth, development and marked changes in the diet (new foods, tastes, and feeding experiences).
In this document, ESPGHAN reinforces their recommendations about timing of introduction of complementary feeding:
ESPGHAN has introduced a new positioning about the introduction of allergenic foods and gluten, that confirms the recent research about these topics:
Finally, ESPGHAN is again issuing recommendations about avoidance of salt and sugar addition to complementary foods and remarks that vegan diets for infants should only be used under appropriate medical or dietetic supervision and parents should understand the serious consequences of failing to follow advice regarding supplementation of the diet.
With this document, ESPGHAN updates their position about complementary food and while keeping their recommendations about timing of introduction, they draw clearly their position about the early and controlled exposure to allergenic foods and gluten.