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Benefits of apples during pregnancy

January 5, 2009 8:06:50 AM PST
According to a study published in the journal Thorax, pregnant women who eat more than four apples a week could lower the rates of asthma for babies. Additionally, mothers who have fish during pregnancy could lower their child's risk of developing the skin condition eczema.

The study also recommends avoiding nuts, peanuts and shellfish to reduce the risk of the child developing food allergies.


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