Kids' Diet Tied to Asthma Risk, Study Finds

Eating a Mediterranean diet -- one high in fruits, fish, and vegetables and low in saturated fat -- is associated with a reduced likelihood of asthma in children, a large observational study reaffirmed. Overall, choosing foods increasingly similar to a Mediterranean diet was associated with a lower prevalence of both wheeze and asthma, Dr. Gabriele Nagel, of Ulm University in Germany, and colleagues reported in the June issue of Thorax. In contrast, children who ate burgers at least three...Full Story
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