Top foods for lung health

Lung health is important for overall well-being.  Keeping your lungs healthy with the right foods is crucial.
  • First of all, drink plenty of filtered water. Water is essential for healthy lungs to keep them hydrated and free from irritation.
  • Drink six to eight glasses of water each day.
  • 1. Apples:
  • Apples are effective for adult who want to focus on lung health.
  • 2. Apricots:
  • Apricots  are high in  vitamin A content which supports respiratory tract linings, and lowers the risk of lung infections.
  • 3. Beans:
  • According to the American Cancer Society, beans can support lung health. Black beans and kidney beans are good sources of antioxidants, which fight off free radicals that may damage lungs.
  • 4. Berries:
  • The powerful colors in berries means they are rich in antioxidants, which the American Cancer Society states can protect the lungs. Acai and blueberries are the two champions.
  • 5. Broccoli:
  • Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable and is high in antioxidant. It is one of the best greens for lung health, especially in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
  • 6. Fatty Fish:
  • Fatty fish like wild Alaskan salmon which are in omega-3 fatty acids are good for the lungs.
  • 7. Poultry:
  • Chicken and turkey can benefit the lungs. They are high in vitamin A, and the body may absorb animal-based versions of vitamin A better than plant-based versions.
  • 8. Walnuts:
  • Walnuts are a vegetarian source of omega-3 fatty acids. Eat regular servings of walnuts — about one handful daily — may help fight asthma and other respiratory ailments according to the “Journal of the American College of Nutrition.”
  • Last but not least:
  • Do not smoke
  • Try to exercise to bring more oxygen to your lungs
  • Open your windows
  • Create airflow
  • Bring air purifying plants into your home
  • REFERENCES:
  • EduBook: Best Foods for Healthy Lungs
  • Journal of The American College of Nutrition: Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases
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  1. simple and clear, very useful tips and thanks for sharing!

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  2. thank you

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