Natural Food Items For Healthy Lungs

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Hindustan Times

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Published
Oct 22, 2021

Pollution in the air can be damaging to your lungs but certain healthy foods can help counteract the negative effects and keep you healthy

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Here are a few natural food items to keep your lungs happy and healthy

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Green tea contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that may aid in decreasing lung inflammation and protect lung tissue

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Green Tea

They are high in vitamins and flavonoids, which help to keep your respiratory system healthy and prevent lung disease

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Apples

Known for its healing properties, turmeric promotes overall health and its main active component, Curcumin has shown to improve lung health

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Turmeric

Carotenoids such as beta carotene and lutein present in pumpkin significantly contribute in boosting lung health

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Pumpkin

Antioxidants in blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries lessen the risk of lung cancer and other illnesses

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Berries

Chlorophyll, found in leafy vegetables, is a powerful detoxifier that aids in blood filtering and strengthening the respiratory system

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Leafy Vegetables

Tomatoes can help people breathe easier by reducing airway inflammation and improving lung function

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Tomatoes

Beetroots and greens are rich in nitrates, which have shown to have positive effects on the lungs

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Beetroots

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