Farm Raised Children May Have Fewer Allergies
A new European study shows that children who grow up in contact with cows and cow's milk have a reduced risk of allergies and asthma. These findings were based on contact with European farms, which are generally family-run and have a plethora of vegetation and animals:
Her team found that 11 percent of the farm-raised kids had asthma, compared to about 16 percent of the kids who visited farms but weren't raised on one.
Among the children who never spent time on a farm, 18 percent had asthma.