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Best Foods for Asthma Treatment or Healthy Recipes

Asthma

Asthma is a condition wherein the airways of the lungs swell & become narrow narrow and swell, resulting in extra mucus production. This in turn makes breathing difficult and causes coughing, pressure on the chest and wheezing. 

SYMPTOMS
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Coughing
  • Pressure on chest
  • Wheezing
FOOD GROUPS

Essential fatty acids

Reduces inflammation of lungs
  • Flax seeds
  • Walnuts 

Magnesium

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

Vitamin A, E & C

Boosts immune system and prevents asthma attacks
  • Papaya
  • Oranges
  • Pears
  • Melons
  • Lemons
  • Strawberries
  • Grape
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Beetroots
  • Spinach
  • Bell peppers
USEFUL RECIPES
    1

    Bell pepper salad

    Ingredients

    Yellow bell pepper½
    Red bell pepper½
    Cucumber½
    Corn kernels (boiled)1 tsp
    Sesame seeds1-2 tbsp
    Lemon juice1 tsp
    Extra virgin olive oil1 tsp
    Salt & PepperTo taste

    Preparation

    1. Slice ½ yellow and & ½ red bell pepper in a bowl
    2. Add ½ a chopped cucumber to it.
    3. Add 1 tbsp of boiled corn kernels.
    4. Then, grind 1-2 tbsp sesame seeds to a paste.
    5. Add this paste to the bowl
    6. Add 1 tsp lemon juice
    7. Also sprinkle some extra virgin olive oil.
    8. Add salt and pepper to taste
    9. Toss it well
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 101 kcal
  • 5 g
  • 0.7 g
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 10 g
  • 4 g
  • 1 g
  • Sodium
  • 1000 mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 0 mg
    1

    Mix fruit Salad

    Ingredients

    Apple1
    Grapes4-5
    Chopped Papaya½ cup
    Sapodilla1
    Orange½
    Rock Salt¼ tsp
    Chat Masala¼ tsp

    Preparation

    1. Chop 1 small apple into pieces and put it in a bowl
    2. Add some 4-5 grapes 
    3. Add ½ cup of chopped papaya 4-5 grapes to it.
    4. Cut a sapodilla (chickoo) into half & de-seed it
    5. Chop this & add it in the bowl
    6. Also, add peeled and chopped half chopped an orange
    7. Now add 1 chopped chickoo
    8. Add ¼ tsp of rock salt and for taste
    9. You may also add any tangy spice like a chaat masala for taste
    10. Mix gently
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 38 kcal
  • 10 g
  • 0 g
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 9 g
  • 3 g
  • 7 g
  • Sodium
  • 3000 mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 0 mg
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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