2 thoughts on “Overweight Girls More Likely to Develop Asthma as Adults

  1. rmendels April 6, 2007 / 9:30 am

    Found this very interesting! Had always thought my parents smoking habits was a major factor that led to my asthma but never understood why my sister didn't have same problem. This would explain it as I had weight management issues all my life whereas she did not.

  2. Anonymous April 6, 2007 / 11:24 am

    Environmental tobacco smoke certainly contributes to the development of childhood asthma – there's no doubt about that – but scientists have been discovering some startling facts about nutrition lately.

    If you found that post interesting, then you'll probably find interest in this study that illustrates the impact of diet on allergies and asthma (it's really quite astounding!):

    Mediterranean Diet Protects Against Allergies & Asthma

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