Burgers Linked To Asthma In Kids

A new study shows that children who eat three or more hamburgers a week are more likely to develop asthma. Curiously, this only seems to apply to children in developed countries.

I’ve been talking about the link between food and diseases, including asthma. But somehow knowing I was right is not a victory.

On our News Page today, we have a story from the Health Correspondent of the BBC News on the study.

Writing in the journal Thorax, they said eating fruit, vegetables and fish appeared to protect against asthma.

With the incidences of asthma on the rise in the United States, along with diabetes and obesity, the real story is not so much the food, but the lifestyle. Kids who eat that many burgers are more likely to be less active and have other bad habits.

Read more on our News Page.