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6 Foods To Consume To Maintain Healthy Lungs And Improve Breathing

Lungs are important organs found in the body. They are part of the respiratory system, a group of organs and tissues that function together to aid breathing.

There are certain foods you can consume to maintain healthy lungs and boost their functioning which in turn improve your breath intake. Most of these foods do not exclude fish, turmeric, red cabbage, fruits such as orange, apple. Although there are lots more to consume, this article will give some insights on six of the foods you can consume to keep your lungs healthy.

1). Fish

Fish is rich in oil and fatty acids that make it ideal for healthy lungs. The oil present in fish helps to protect the lungs from infections by a bacterium called Haemophilus influenza. Also, the fish has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the inflammation of the lungs for people who experiences short breaths as a result of their lungs been exposed to irritants such as cigarette smoke that damages the lungs and airway gradually.

2). Turmeric

The consumption of turmeric is usually ideal for patients who are exposed to cough, asthma, and a few other chronic conditions. One of the reasons why we cough is due to the production of a slippery aqueous secretion called mucus. And part of the incredible functions of turmeric is to help disintegrate mucus thereby letting the body remove such slippery aqueous secretion from its airways. The disintegration (breakdown) and removal of mucus relieve coughing and therefore improve your ability to breathe.

3. Fruits such as carrot, apple, orange

Another way or food to consume to maintain healthy lungs and improve your breathing is by eating apples, carrots, citrus fruits such as oranges.

4. Onions

Onions have inflammatory properties which enable the body to utilize the properties to improve the function of the lungs.

5. Tomatoes

6. Red cabbage

Cabbage is a well-consumed food among people around the world because of the incredible nutrients it is loaded with. Cabbage is rich in fiber, and people who consume more fiber have better lungs function than those who come less fiber.

Moreover, do not forget water has an important role to play when it comes to maintaining your health. As part of the aforementioned foods, endeavor to take water regularly to secure healthy lungs and improve your breath intake, thanks.

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