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Things to remember: Fried insects are bad for your asthma

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Thailand’s Health Ministry has warned people with asthma and allergies to avoid eating fried insects, a popular street-stall snack in Bangkok and other cities, media reports said on Sunday.

A recent study conducted by the ministry found that the fried silk worms, grasshoppers and other six-legged delicacies often contain excessively high levels of histamine that can trigger allergic reactions or asthma attacks, The Nation newspaper reported.

via BrisbaneTimes.

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March 23, 2009 Posted by | animals, Medical, medicine, Strange | , | 1 Comment