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Best Foods for Your Lungs.
Hey Guys want to know the best foods for your lungs that keeps your lungs healthy. Then This video for you.
There are so many factors that can easily affect your lungs, which includes smoking, genetics and environmental conditions.
On the other hand, Diet also plays an important role to maintain respiratory tract health.
Hence, consumption of healthy food is a simple tactics that can reduce the inflammation and improve the function of the lungs.
Many research findings show that vitamins, minerals and antioxidants enhance lung health and protect against a number of respiratory problems.
Now, let see the top foods to support lung health.
Turmeric
Turmeric is the best food for your lungs. It contains an active phyto compound curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory properties that helps to treat several respiratory conditions, including asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung injury and pulmonary fibrosis.
Ginger
Ginger has a variety of medicinal properties. Research reports shows that ginger can reduce lung damage and protecting against inflammation in animal models {gingerol}
Also, other research study shows that, extract from ginger can prevent DNA and tissue damage in the lungs caused by alcohol.
Garlic
Garlic protect lungs against oxidative stress. one study out of China, says consuming raw garlic twice a week lower risk of developing lung cancer. Its al because of the sulfur compounds present in it.
Green Tea
Which contains antioxidants and polyphenols that are beneficial for lung function, the specific compound epigallocatechin gallate, help suppress lung cancer cell growth in in vitro studies.
Green tea also contains theophylline, that acts as a bronchodilator to improve airway function and ease breathing difficulties.
Also, Regular consumption of green tea lowers the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Apples
Research findings shows that apples can increase the function of the lungs especially for those who have give up smoking. These details were published on The European Respiratory Journal.
Apples has different phytochemicals including quercetin, catechin, phloridzin and chlorogenic acid, that are shown to decrease oxidative stress and inflammation, which improves pulmonary function.
Bananas
It contains potassium, fiber and vitamin C. it is beneficial when it comes to lung health.
Research findings show that the potassium helps the lungs contract and expand, which can prevent breathing problems. Also, lower risk of wheezing caused by childhood asthma.
Leafy Greens
Leafy greens like kale, spinach, Beet Greens, Romaine Lettuce and arugula, are rich in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals. That can support lung health.
Studies show that, Leafy greens lowers the risk of lung cancer, COPD and adult asthma.
Salmon
It is one of the best lung cleansing food, and contains anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, Which supports the lung health.
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Barcelona found that, consuming omega-3 fatty acids reduce the inflammation in COPD patients.
So far, we have seen what to eat to keep the lungs healthy and why don’t we look over the things that are need to avoided for your lungs.
The list goes like
trans fats, fried foods, processed meats, sugar-sweetened beverages, refined vegetable oils and added sugars.
You can also consider quitting smoking, putting yourself in the health and pollution free environment, indulging in the physical workouts, if possible, some yoga too.
Otherwise, in common, if you feel sick like coughing, wheezing or difficulty breathing, kindly consult with your trusted healthcare professional.

Reference
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29269589
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29378037
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3718302/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6307662/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21889886
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27888157
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17363384


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