Posted by admin in A Nursing World, Asthma, Your HealthMay 17th, 2010 | No Comments
Heavy, High-Fat Meals Inflame the Airways in People With Asthma, Study Finds
By Bill Hendrick
May 17, 2010 — People who have asthma should avoid heavy, high-fat meals because it can inflame their airways, a new study says.
Such meals appear to inhibit relief provided by the common asthma medication Ventolin, generically known as albuterol, Australian researchers report.
They recruited 40 people with asthma. Some received a high-fat, high-calorie meal of fast food hamburgers and hash browns containing about 1,000 calories, 52% of which was fat; others ate a low-fat, low-calorie meal of reduced...