Natural Food Items For Healthy Lungs


Hindustan Times


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

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

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

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