Fat and fish intake and asthma in Japanese women: baseline data from the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study.

@article{Miyamoto2007FatAF,
  title={Fat and fish intake and asthma in Japanese women: baseline data from the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study.},
  author={Susumu Miyamoto and Yoshihiro Miyake and Satoshi Sasaki and Keiko Tanaka and Yukihiro Ohya and Ichiro Matsunaga and Toshiaki Yoshida and Hajime Oda and Osamu Ishiko and Yoshio Hirota},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={103-9}
}
OBJECTIVE It remains controversial whether the intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish is preventive against asthma. This cross-sectional study investigated the relationship between fat and fish intake and the prevalence of asthma using baseline data from a prospective study. DESIGN The subjects were 1002 pregnant Japanese females. A diet history questionnaire was used to assess dietary habits. Current asthma and asthma after age 18 were defined as present if subjects had been… CONTINUE READING

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