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Mediterranean Diet: Prenatal Benefits?

Mediterranean Diet: Prenatal Benefits?
The traditional Mediterranean diet has plenty of benefits for health, but do those benefits extend to the womb?

New research suggests that they do, by reducing a child's risk for asthma and allergies . But an expert on the subject says the study is far from convincing.

In the upcoming issue of the journal Thorax, researchers from Greece's University of Crete report that children born to mothers who closely
followed the traditional Mediterranean diet while pregnant were 45% less likely to develop an allergic disease before age 7.…
Published by Irene on Jan 27, 2008

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