Eating nuts in that moderation didn’t not seem to have an effect, meaning it is too soon to say whether pregnant women should give up nuts because they contain many important nutrients and healthy fats a developing fetus needs.
“We were the first to find these strong effects on asthma symptoms,” said Saskia Willers, an epidemiologist at Utrecht University, who led the study linking nuts with asthma.
“But until we are certain we don’t want to restrict them from the diet. So it is important that other studies replicate the findings,” she said.
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