Sugary drinks may cause childhood asthma

Researchers at Harvard Medical School suggest sugary drinks during pregnancy and in childhood may increase the risk of childhood asthma

The results showed that children who consumed greater amounts of sugary drinks in their early childhood and children whose mothers drank greater amounts of sugary drinks in their pregnancy were more likely to develop asthma, take asthma medication or experience wheezing between the ages of 7 to 9.

Read the research article here.

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