Did you know that the foods you eat can have a large affect on asthma symptoms? Studies on the effect diet has with asthma sufferers have found certain foods can help prevent and control asthma symptoms, while other food allergies may worsen them.
In these studies kids who had a diet consisting of butter, full milk and more dairy food products significantly lowered their chances of developing asthma and were found to have a reduction in wheezing along with less airway constriction. Whole grain food products are also thought to reduce the frequency and severity of asthma symptoms as well as helping to prevent development of asthma.
Other types of foods may contribute to triggering a asthma attack. Nuts have been shown to trigger serious asthma attacks, though this can be attributed to anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and in general not a symptom of asthma. The type of foods that can worsen asthma vary from person to person. If one food in particular makes your asthma symptoms more sever you should avoid it along with any other foods you may have allergies toward.
Eating the suggested food products may be effective in efforts to control asthma, however, you should always consult with your doctor before making any significant changes to your diet. A custom diet plan from your doctor along with the associated asthma treatments and medication will greatly reduce your chances of suffering asthma attacks.