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Study: Adding Certain Foods To Your Diet May Help Fight Allergies

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A study says certain foods high in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients can help those who suffer from seasonal allergies.

According to Time, the study, done in 2007 on the Greek island of Crete, followed children who had a Mediterranean diet filled with vegetables, fruits, olive oil, fish and nuts.

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Researchers found that children who ate more of these foods, at least twice a day, were less likely to develop asthma and allergy symptoms than those who ate less of those foods.

For more information on this study visit: thorax.bmj.com.

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