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Food-allergic children, particularly those with milk allergy, had lower weight and body mass index (BMI) percentiles than their peers in a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Researchers there looked at weight, height and BMI in 245 food-allergic children who had visited their clinics between 2007 and 2011. Those children with more than two food allergies had lower percentiles for height as well as weight.