Sunday, November 18, 2012

Eating Fish Collapse Early Asthma Risk Exposed As Adults

In its infancy, sometimes children need a certain amount of food that can provide more benefits than any other food. The team of researchers from the Netherlands found that babies who were fed fish when aged between six months to a year less likely to develop asthma than babies who were fed fish before or after the age of six months for a year.

"The results of this study support the theory that previous findings that exposure to fatty acids in fish may protect kids from asthma attacks," said lead researcher Jessica Kiefte-de Jong of Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam as quoted from health24, Sunday (18/11 / 2012).

By using the data of diet and medical record 7210 children born between the years 2002-2006 in Rotterdam, the researchers found that the 1281 child first fish fed the first six months of life, children eat fish 5498 the first time between the ages of 6-12 months and 431 children do not eat fish up to a year old.

Then the researchers looked at the medical records of the participants when she was four years old and
parent reports on the child's asthma symptoms such as wheezing or shortness of breath.

Was 40 percent and 45 percent of parents whose children are not being fed fish by claiming his first birthday when her child had wheezing parents of children who eat fish at between 6-12 months of age and reported their child had symptoms of asthma is as much as 30 percent.

In addition researchers revealed that the reduction in the risk of asthma in children who first ate fish when aged between 6-12 months to reach 36 percent of the first child while eating fish before the age of six months and a year after the age of risk for asthma of the same magnitude.

In response to this study, T. Bernard Kinane of MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston said, "They found a protective effect only occurs in infants between the ages of 6-12 months. This makes sense because that is the time when the immune system is trained to perform protection center

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