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An apple daily during pregnancy

Apple pregnancyThe pregnant women who eat apples regularly, thereby reducing the risk in future child to experience various allergies and asthma, the results of a study. The American immunologists from the hospital “Saint John” in the Detroit Medical Center hospital and “Beaumont” analyzed data on more than a thousand children aged 5 and nutrition of their mothers during pregnancy. The children of mothers who every day during their pregnancy are at least eat an apple, 37% suffer less from allergies and 46% less frequently develop asthma, according to experts quoted by Reuters. The positive effect of apples they explain the properties of flavonoids and other antioxidants in these fruits. An apple a day is sufficient to achieve a strong protective effect. The doctors have also found that the use during pregnancy of fish (at least once a week) did decrease by at least 43 percent risk of eczema and dermatitis – the most common allergic skin reactions in infants. The experts advise pregnant women must adhere to a balanced diet consisting of large amounts of fruits and vegetables and avoid overeating with nuts (especially peanuts), which are able to provoke allergic symptoms in children

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