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Eating fish reduces childhood asthma: Study

IANS  |  Canberra 

Eating like salmon, and sardines can significantly reduce symptoms in children, a study led by Australian researchers have found.

The results released on Monday were in line with a growing body of evidence that pointed to a healthy diet being a potential therapy for bronchial inflammation, at said.

"We already know that a diet high in fat, sugar and salt can influence the development and progression of in children. Now we have evidence that it's also possible to manage symptoms through healthy eating," quoted the as saying.

Of the 64 children with who participated in the trial, half were told to follow a traditional diet -- high in plant based foods and oily -- while the others followed their normal diets.

Those who followed the diet saw significant reduction in their

"Fatty is high in omega-3 fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties," Papamichael said.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 11:16 IST