Asthma Diet: Do’s and Don’ts For Those Suffering From Asthma

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Jul 04, 2020

The times are such when we all are taking those extra efforts to be strong and healthy. But what about those who are suffering from chronic illnesses like asthma? We all know how important it is for everyone to take care of their lungs for a weaker immunity and weak lung health can lead to easy transmission of COVID-19. Hence, watch this video to understand what to eat and what to avoid if you have asthma for stronger immunity. Some takeaways from the video:

What To Eat

  • Vitamin C: This is essential as Vitamin C is an antioxidant, which helps keep lung health in place. Hence, one should eat fruits like watermelon, papaya, grapes, etc.
  • Beta Carotene: This is an essential element for asthma care and cure. For the same, one should eat carrots in abundance. Also, carrots are great for healthy eyesight.
  • Green vegetables: These prove to be great for lung health. It helps in less accumulation of cough in the lungs, which make it difficult for asthma patients to breathe freely.
  • Pulses: Protein intake is essential. Hence one should eat pulses daily.

What Not To Eat

  • Peanut: Eating peanuts can lead to cough and difficulty in breathing. Hence, one should avoid eating this snack.
  • Salt: The intake of salt should be in limited quantity for excess salt increases the chance of getting asthma attacks.
  • Processed Foods: Stay away from processed foods for it contains preservative and artificial food colouring, that can lead to more damage to the lungs.

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