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Antioxidants May Prevent Childhood Asthma
A source suggests that there may be a new way to help children who are subjected to the dangers of second hand tobacco smoke.
It has become apparent that childhood asthma could be prevented with the help of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C, and Selenium. This is especially true in cases involving children who are exposed to cigarette smoke.
Researchers in a 2004 study looked at data collected from a sample of 6153 four to sixteen year old children. It was discovered that dietary supplementation of beta-carotene, vitamin C, and Selenium caused a 10% to 20% overall reduction in asthma prevalence.
A likely reason for this is the high levels of serum that are contained in these highly effective antioxidant substances.
The most surprising part of the study, however, was that the effect was considerably much more pronounced in cases where the children were exposed to environmental second hand tobacco smoke. In these cases, supplementation was associated with an enormous 50% reduction in asthma prevalence.
These results seem to indicate that supplementing your child's diet with Selenium, as well as with vitamin C and beta-carotene is an excellent way to protect them against the damaging effects that second hand smoke can have on their growing lungs.
Jeremy Maddock is the webmaster of Immune Wellness, your source for high quality information about antioxidants and other health supplements.
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