Effect of fresh fruit consumption on lung function and wheeze in children.

@article{Cook1997EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fresh fruit consumption on lung function and wheeze in children.},
  author={Derek G. Cook and Iain M. Carey and Peter Whincup and Olia Papacosta and Susanna Chirico and Karl Richard Bruckdorfer and Mary Walker},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1997},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={628-33}
}
BACKGROUND Fresh fruit consumption and vitamin C intake have been associated with improved lung function in adults. Whether this is due to enhancement of lung growth, to a reduction in lung function decline, or to protection against bronchospasm is unclear. METHODS In a cross-sectional school based survey of 2650 children aged 8-11 from 10 towns in England and Wales the main outcome measure was forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) standardised for body size and sex. Exposure was… CONTINUE READING

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In a cross - sectional school based survey of 2650 children aged 8 - 11 from 10 towns in England and Wales the main outcome measure was forced expiratory volume in one second ( FEV1 ) standardised for body size and sex .
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