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Respiratory Disease is defined as medical conditions which affect the breathing organ and tissues including Inflammatory lung disease, Obstructive lung diseases, Restrictive lung diseases, Respiratory tract infections, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, the nerves and muscles breathing , etc.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the air way of the lung with recurring symptoms, such as wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. The disease affects people of all ages, and mostly starts during childhood. According to American academy, allergy, asthma and immunology, about 1 in 10 children (10%) had asthma and 1 in 12 adults (8%) had asthma in 2009. (about 25 million, or 8% of the U.S. population).
Wholegrain is cereal grains containing cereal germ, endosperm, and bran. According to the study by National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, intake of whole grain was associated to reduced risk asthma and may have a protective effect against asthma in children(36). Other study suggested that whole grain and high in fruits, vegetables, and low in alcohol and fatty foods may be useful for prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer, to protect respiratory health in both children and adults(37).