Childhood asthma and fruit consumption

  title={Childhood asthma and fruit consumption},
  author={B. J. Okoko and P. Burney and R. Newson and J. Potts and S. Shaheen},
  journal={European Respiratory Journal},
  pages={1161 - 1168}
  • B. J. Okoko, P. Burney, +2 authors S. Shaheen
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • European Respiratory Journal
  • The present authors investigated whether wheezing is less common in children who consume more apples and other fruits. A population-based survey of 2,640 primary school children aged 5–10 yrs was carried out in Greenwich (South London, UK). Information about asthma symptoms and fruit consumption was obtained by means of a questionnaire. After controlling for potential confounding variables, eating bananas at least once a day (compared with less than once a month) was negatively associated with… CONTINUE READING
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