Linked between Consumption of fast food and asthma, other allergic diseases


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Linked between Consumption of fast food and asthma, other allergic diseases

  • A new review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis.

  • The authors note that poor quality diet is likely to contribute to the development and progression of asthma and wheeze via multiple mechanisms.


    Cheng S. Wang, Ji Wang, Xin Zhang, Li Zhang, Hong P. Zhang, Lei Wang, Lisa G. Wood, Gang Wang. Is the consumption of fast foods associated with asthma or other allergic diseases? Respirology, 2018; DOI: 10.1111/resp.13339