The potential immune functions related to the damages induced by oxygen-free radicals suggest that antioxidants may have a role in the development of allergies. The objective was to investigate the association between maternal intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of asthma, rhinitis and eczema in 5-year-old children.
- Child, Preschool
- Follow-Up Studies
- Maternal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
- Nutrition Assessment
- Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
- Prospective Studies
- Risk Factors