Protecting your children against asthma and allergies can start even before they're born.
In a study of over 12-hundred children, Dutch researchers found expectant moms who ate more than four apples a week had children who were 53-percent less likely to be diagnosed with asthma than kids whose mothers didn't eat any apples.
Although they're not sure why, scientists think the Flavonoids and other antioxidants in apples may provide this protection.
Researchers also found a link between pre-natal fish consumption and eczema. There were fewer cases of the skin condition
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