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Best Food to Control Asthma| Easy Recipe

Asthma

Asthma is a condition in which the air passages in the lungs suddenly contract. This reduces amount of air that can pass, making breathing difficult.

CAUSES

Allergic asthma is a result of body’s reaction to allergens like

  • Dust
  • Smoke
  • Drugs
  • Pollution

Causes of Non allergic asthma

  • Fear
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Excessive consumption of processed food
  • High salt intake
  • Low intake of omega 3 fatty acids and anti oxidants
  • Genetic factors
SYMPTOMS
  • Breathlessness
  • Pressure in the chest
  • Cough
FOOD GROUPS

Vitamin A, E & C

Boosts immune system and prevents asthma attacks
  • Papaya
  • Oranges
  • Pears
  • Melons
  • Lemons
  • Strawberries
  • Grape
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Beetroots
  • Spinach
  • Bell peppers

Magnesium

Calms lung muscles
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Legumes
  • Oats
  • Brown rice

Essential fatty acids

Reduces inflammation of lungs
  • Flax seeds
  • Walnuts 
TIPS

• Avoid fried and processed foods
• Avoid foods that lead to spasms or mucous production
• Do not consume cold foods and drinks

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Neha Chandna

Dietician & Nutritionist,

Neha Chandna is a dietician and nutrition educator. She has over 6 years’ of experience consulting individuals as well as fitness clubs. She is also a Reebok certified fitness instructor who helps people find the right workout depending on their health needs. Her love for food makes her work harder to help people eat well, feel good and look great.

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