Eligibility criteria

Subject population: 

Children with eczema between 3 months and 2 years of age. 

Inclusion criteria:

To be eligible, children must: 

  • be aged between 3 months and less than 2 years; and 
  • have eczema diagnosed by an appropriately qualified healthcare professional; and 
  • have mild, moderate or severe eczema (Patient Orientated Eczema Measure (POEM) score>2 within the previous 28 days); and 
  • be accompanied by an adult who is able to give consent.

Exclusion criteria:

Ineligible children will have: 

  • confirmed or probable* immediate (IgE-type) food allergy to the study foods; and/or  
  • previous SPT or IgE blood test for the study foods; and/or 
  • another child in the household already taking part in the trial. 

* Parents who report symptoms, which in the opinion of the allergy panel/their GP, are suspicious of an immediate-type reaction.