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Low-Fat Yogurt Intake When Pregnant Linked to Increased Risk of Child Asthma and Hay Fever, Study Suggests

Posted on Dec 20, 2011 in Health & Wellness

Eating low-fat yogurt whilst pregnant can increase the risk of your child developing asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever), according to recent findings. The study will be presented at the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) Annual Congress in Amsterdam on Sept. 25, 2011. The study aimed to assess whether fatty acids found in dairy products could protect against the development of allergic diseases in children. The researchers assessed milk and dairy intake during pregnancy and monitored the prevalence of asthma and allergic rhinitis using registries and questionnaires in the...

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