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Friday, April 17, 2009

Avoid Asthma | Lack of Vitamins A and C | Daily Health Tips

Asthma Risk

A Nottingham University-led team reviewed 40 studies carried out over the past 30 years and found that people with a low intake of vitamin C had a 12 percent increased risk of asthma.

If you lack Vitamin A and C could raise to Asthma says new Study.

Researchers analysed the relevant reports on both children and adults published since 1980. They found no link for vitamin E, but said the associations for A and C were significant.

Researchers also concluded that low levels of vitamin C found in fruit and vegetables increased the risk of asthma by 12 percent. They were unable to put an exact figure on vitamin A found in cheese, eggs and oily fish but noted that those with severe asthma consumed on average half of the recommended intake of the vitamin.

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