2 Recipes to Keep Your Valentine’s Day Dinner Lung Healthy

Valentine’s Day is a time for you to shower your special someone with love. And candy. Candy seems to be required. However, you might not be able to default to those sugary boxes of sweets if your loved one has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This...
Eggnog Inspired Chia Seed Pudding

Eggnog Inspired Chia Seed Pudding

Eggnog is a classic holiday flavor, and this recipe for chia seed pudding can help you recreate the taste without all the added sugar. Chia is derived from the Mayan word “chiháan,” which means strong or strengthening. The ancient Aztecs and Mayans added chia seeds to...
For a Festive Treat, Try a Smooth and Creamy Pumpkin Shake

For a Festive Treat, Try a Smooth and Creamy Pumpkin Shake

Fall is here, and it’s time to introduce a popular winter squash into your meal plan: pumpkin. Pumpkins are full of beta carotene, which your body converts into vitamin A. Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidative vitamin that helps strengthen your immune system and fight...
Holiday Mulled Wine

Holiday Mulled Wine

Holiday gatherings are wonderful for visiting with family and friends, but they can be an occasion when it’s easy to overindulge in food and drink. It’s a good idea to have a plan before the party so you can avoid the temptation to overdo unhealthy options. You may be...
Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

If pumpkin carving is one of your holiday activities this year, don’t throw away the seeds. Roasted pumpkin seeds make a great crunchy snack because they are full of nutrients like protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, minerals and antioxidants. Pumpkin seeds are an...
2 Terrific Breakfast Options for COPD Patients

2 Terrific Breakfast Options for COPD Patients

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have you looking for breakfast options that benefit your lungs. I’m Russell Winwood, the COPD Athlete, and one area of my own COPD...
3 Benefits Smoothies Offer to COPD Patients

3 Benefits Smoothies Offer to COPD Patients

You may have heard that smoothies can be good for you, but chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients may not believe this is true for them. Hi, I’m Russell Winwood the COPD Athlete, and today, I’d like to let my fellow COPD patients know about 3 benefits...
A Taste of the Philippines: Adobo Pork

A Taste of the Philippines: Adobo Pork

Filipino adobo is a classic method for marinating cuts of meat or fish in the Philippines. This type of cooking was named by the Spanish — adobo is the Spanish word for “marinade.” Traditional adobo recipes call for meat to be marinated and stewed in a spicy,...
Escape to the Mediterranean: Chicken With Lemon and Olives

Escape to the Mediterranean: Chicken With Lemon and Olives

In both 2018 and 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Mediterranean diet as the healthiest diet worldwide. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes eating real, wholesome foods high in healthy fats, and it is linked to decreased risk for developing cardiovascular...
Tomatoes and Lung Health Go Hand in Hand

Tomatoes and Lung Health Go Hand in Hand

Just think about how great a juicy, ripe tomato tastes. This delicacy is especially tasty during their normal summertime harvest period. What you may not know is that tomatoes are a food that can help your lung health. One study reported that each extra daily serving...
Fire up the Grill for Herb-Grilled Halibut Steaks

Fire up the Grill for Herb-Grilled Halibut Steaks

When you are looking for a healthy and delicious fish to serve, halibut may not be the first one that comes to mind. But this mild, white flatfish is packed full of lean protein, heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and abundant vitamins and minerals. Halibut contains...
Salmon Roasted in Butter and Almonds

Salmon Roasted in Butter and Almonds

If you’re looking for a delicious dinner recipe that also benefits your lungs, then salmon roasted in butter with almonds is just what you’re looking for. Salmon is a great source of protein that tastes amazing and has many health benefits, especially when you choose...
Lamb and Fennel With Mint Salad

Lamb and Fennel With Mint Salad

There are some people out there who think Greek food is the tastiest food on the planet. However, patients with chronic lung diseases may think they can’t indulge in this tasty cuisine. With this lamb and fennel with mint salad recipe, you’ll be able to satisfy...
Lung-Healthy Caprese Salad

Lung-Healthy Caprese Salad

Traditionally, Caprese salad is made with tomatoes, basil and balsamic vinegar. However, people who have a chronic lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should consider swapping out the balsamic vinegar with red wine vinegar. This is because...
Quick and Easy 5-Ingredient Guacamole

Quick and Easy 5-Ingredient Guacamole

Vegetables can be helpful for your lungs if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and guacamole is a tasty dip that can spice up all the lung-healthy vegetables you eat. You may believe that this dip is hard to make, but Lung Health Institute offers...