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What is the cure for asthma? Soup, of course!

by | 6th, September 2012

MEDICINE is a modern miracle, but everyone knows that soup is better. It may seem odd to compare the two, but the two will now be in direct competition as bowls of gloopy vegetables are being investigated as a solution to childhood asthma.

Presumably, you won’t have to fire it into your throat with an inhaler (saying that, that sounds like it’d be much more fun that slurping it from a spoon).

Scientists (those guys again) have modified a range of commercially available soups to boost vitamin E levels and they’re hoping that pregnant women who gulp ’em will have babies with built-in defence against asthma. You see, research has shown that women lacking vitamin E in their diet give birth to children who are more likely to make a horrible

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