Child Health

Year Published: 2019

Journal

Pediatr Ann

Authors

Mascarenhas MR

Methods

This article highlighted the benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet for children.

Key Findings

There is emerging evidence that in children, a Mediterranean diet (which includes plant foods like nuts, vegetables, and olive oil) can improve outcomes for obesity, academic performance, ADHD, asthma, and allergies. Diets during pregnancy can also have these positive effects on children.