Eating Fat Can Affect Your Asthma

by Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, CDN on October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Australian researchers presenting at the American Thoracic Society meeting cautioned that asthma patients should avoid meals high in fat. High dietary fat intakes are known to activate the immune response, leading to inflammation, but this is the first research to show that a high fat meal can effect airway inflammation contributing to asthma. The high fat meal also inhibited the person’s response to the major asthma reliever medication albuterol.

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