When you suffer from respiratory problems or breathing difficulties, naturopath Janella Purcell says, certain foods and techniques can help. “Eat foods that are moistening for your lungs like nuts, vegetables, fruit and grains. Ginger can reduce inflammation,” she says.
Purcell recommends avoiding cold foods like ice-cream, cold water and chilled fruit. Plus, techniques like meditation, yoga and mindful breathing can help you to relieve stress, relax, and breathe correctly.
These eight foods to your diet to help you cope with respiratory problems:
- Pine nuts
Follow our recipes to help you add more of these foods to your diet: