Childhood diet and asthma and atopy at 8 years of age: the PIAMA birth cohort study.

@article{Willers2011ChildhoodDA,
  title={Childhood diet and asthma and atopy at 8 years of age: the PIAMA birth cohort study.},
  author={Saskia M. Willers and Alet H. Wijga and Bert A Brunekreef and Salome Scholtens and Dirkje S Postma and M Kerkhof and Johan C. de Jongste and Henriette A Smit},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={1060-7}
}
Diet may affect the development of asthma. We investigated whether asthma or atopy outcomes at 8 yrs of age were associated with long-term dietary exposure, and whether associations were different for consumption at early or later age. The Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy (PIAMA) birth cohort enrolled 4,146 participants at baseline, who were followed up to 8 yrs of age. Dietary intakes of interest were fruit, vegetables, brown/wholemeal bread, fish, milk, butter and margarine… CONTINUE READING

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