The American Lung Association reports that asthma is the most common chronic condition among children, affecting over 5 million children. It is the third most common cause of hospitalization in kids under 18, and in 2013 alone accounted for over 13 million days absent from school.
Genetic factors and viral infections of the lungs and airway early in childhood are among the most common causes of asthma, but we do know of ways to help reduce the risk of children developing asthma, including a healthy prenatal diet that includes seafood, avoiding smoking during pregnancy and after the child's birth, and breastfeeding. Mediterranean-style diet may help prevent childhood asthma »
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This recipe is great for your next dinner party. They are at once both down-home and elegant. The flavor is rich and savory and they are a great side dish along with a simple fish like Blackened Redfish | Low Sodium Blackened Redfish or Maple Mustard Pork Chops.
One key to this dish is being bold with the heat while cooking the mushrooms. There's not a lot of oil in the pan and the high heat will help the mushrooms caramelize quickly. While cooking they will release some of the water as steam and the combination of that, the oil, and the hot pan will help them brown, but you have to watch the pan closely and toss the mushrooms frequently to keep them from burning.