02 April 2013

A simple guide to take care of lungs

This is the simple guide to take care of lungs in an efficient manner!

Why should we take care of lungs?

Healthy lungs are important for every person to lead a happy life. A smoking person definitely will have an unhealthy lung. Some people who are continuous exposed to smoke and other dirt would also have an unhealthy lung. If the lungs are not treated properly, then I would leads to Asthma, Carcinoma and other respiratory problems.

If a person is having lung disease, then it would cause difficulty breathing and will have the breathlessness while doing some activities. Then it is not possible to do other works like normal persons. Finally, the overall quality of life for that person would be affected as the functional ability gets reduced.

Repeated infections on lungs would invade the epithelial cells around it and lastly it cause malignant tumor called Carcinoma. It is vital to prevent the lung damage and to avoid the health costs. So the lungs must be keep fit forever to ensure a healthy life and to stay healthy.










 Best foods for Lungs

The following are the best foods of lungs

1. Garlic & Ginger

Both have the power to kill bacteria in the air passages and would reduce the upper respiratory tract infections.

2. Onions & berries

These are the good source of anti-oxidants and other vital nutrients. It helps to prevent the lung diseases.

3. Fatty fish & Walnuts

Fish and walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and have the ability to take care of the lungs.

4. Apples & Apricots

Vitamin A present in both foods would focus on lungs health and decreases the risk of lung infections.

5. Carrot & Orange

Presence of vitamin c in these foods would help in effective oxygen transfer from lungs to other cells.

6.    Beans & berries

Rich anti-oxidants present in both would assists to protect the lungs from various infections by fighting with free radicals.


Lifestyle activities to take care of lungs

1. Drink adequate water and do breathing exercise daily.

2. Spend quality time in fresh environment to relax the lungs.

3. Perform regular exercise, at least walk briskly for 30 minutes. 

4. Follow nasal hygiene tips and take care of nose.

5. Avoid air pollutions and allergens like gas, smoke and paint.

As I discussed in the introduction, taking care of lungs is more important to lead a quality and happy life. So, take care of your lungs by including the above listed foods and follow the simple lifestyle activities. Keep the chronic lung disorder at bay!
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