oa South African Family Practice - The effects of maternal diet and breastfeeding on children with asthma and allergy : review article
|Article Title||The effects of maternal diet and breastfeeding on children with asthma and allergy : review article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 St Nicolas General Hospital, Crete and 2 St Nicolas General Hospital, Crete|
|Publication Date||Nov 2012|
|Pages||492 - 494|
|Keyword(s)||Antioxidants, Asthma, Children and Maternal diet|
The increase in the prevalence of asthma and allergic diseases highlights the need for devising effective prevention strategies. Several studies have investigated the preventive effect of maternal avoidance of highly allergenic foods, such as cow's milk, eggs, and nuts, during pregnancy to protect the foetus from the effect of food allergens ingested by the mother.
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