Associations of sugar-containing beverages with asthma prevalence in 11-year-old children: the PIAMA birth cohort

@article{Berentzen2015AssociationsOS,
  title={Associations of sugar-containing beverages with asthma prevalence in 11-year-old children: the PIAMA birth cohort},
  author={Nina E. Berentzen and V L van Stokkom and Ulrike Gehring and Gerard H Koppelman and Laura A. Schaap and Henriette A Smit and Alet H. Wijga},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={69},
  pages={303-308}
}
Background/objectives:Recently, a few studies have linked soft drink consumption to increased asthma risk, but the contribution of different types of soft drinks is unknown. We investigated cross-sectional associations between six different types of soft drinks and asthma in 11-year-old children.Subjects/methods:We analyzed data of 2406 children participating in the Dutch Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy birth cohort. At age 11, children self-reported consumption of sugar… CONTINUE READING
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