Children age 7-18 who eat nuts at least three times a week are less prone to wheezing, found a study recently published in the journal Thorax. This healthy snack is packed with vitamin E, an immune-boosting antioxidant, as well as magnesium, a mineral that may reduce asthma risk. Got young kids? To reduce choking risk, chop nuts up completely or only serve them to children over 4, advises the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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