Diet and asthma--can you change what you or your children are by changing what you eat?

@article{Vries2009DietAA,
  title={Diet and asthma--can you change what you or your children are by changing what you eat?},
  author={Annick de Vries and Sarah E M Howie},
  journal={Pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={122 1},
  pages={78-82}
}
In this review we focus on dietary fat content and subsequent effects on asthma. According to the World Health Organisation over 300 million people currently have asthma. The majority of asthma cases are 'extrinsic' and result from inappropriate 'allergic' immune responses to inhaled environmental substances. Whilst some individuals are allergic to particular food components it is becoming clear that the content of the diet can more generally affect the health of the immune system. Components… CONTINUE READING

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