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What do you think about this? I think it is worth considering.

Could fast food cause that runny nose? A study published on Monday suggests it may.

The gigantic study looks at 400,000 kids from 51 countries. It found that teens who ate the most fast food were 39 percent more likely to have severe asthma. Younger children who ate the most fast food were 27 percent more likely to have severe asthma, the researchers report in the journal Thorax.

 

 

The kids who ate the most fruit, on the other hand, lowered their risk. Children who ate three or more servings of fruit a week – far below the two to three servings a day that experts recommend eating – were 11 to 14 percent less likely to have severe symptoms.

http://todayhealth.today.com/_news/2013/01/14/16506682-fast-food-linked-to-asthma-and-allergies?lite=

 
booklover545

Asked by booklover545 at 2:53 PM on Jan. 14, 2013 in Health

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  • Definitely worth considering. I don't think fast food is the only cause of asthma, but it could well be a contributing factor.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:58 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • Interesting. I wonder if it's the fast food itself, or that people who eat a lot of fast food generally have unhealthy lifestyles.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 5:36 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • Fast food causes a lot of crap, i wouldnt be surprised.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:17 AM on Jan. 15, 2013

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