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Christmas is around the corner and with it comes the Christmas family dinner. Celebrated around the world, Christmas is a time for showing your appreciation for family and loved ones. For many, dessert is often the best part of the celebrations. However, for those who suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, finding a healthy dessert that doesn’t add extra calories or cause symptoms to flare can be difficult. In the spirit of Christmas, the Lung Institute has compiled a list of the top 3 Christmas holiday desserts just in time for your holiday season.
When you have emphysema breathing can be difficult. Eating can become a challenge just to chew and breathe at the same time. Here is a list of five foods that may make it easier.
If you’ve been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, the desire to relieve your symptoms can be all-encompassing. Fortunately, you can do something about it. It just takes a few changes to your current diet. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown the right Food for Pulmonary Fibrosis: What to Eat?
When living with chronic lung disease, the desire to relieve your symptoms can be all-encompassing. Although diet and nutrition are critical to improve health overall, one step to get closer to that goal can take the form of juicing. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to bring you a quick guide to Juicing for Healthy Lungs: 4 Recipes to Improve Your Respiratory Health.
The foods that you choose can help to slowly improve your quality of life. Think about food as nutrition that fuels your body. When you choose foods that nourish your body, you provide your body with fuel that helps it to run more efficiently, reducing stress on your organs. Additionally, choosing the right foods helps you to maintain a healthy body weight, which places less stress on your body.
As part of our Resource Guide Series, we’ve put together the first guide in the series, which has recipes for a lung healthy meal. To learn more, keep reading.
It’s a great time of year to cook some simple, delicious new recipes that are also good for your lungs. Invite your friends over to try some lung healthy spring brunch recipes.
Maintaining proper nutrition can be a difficult task when suffering from COPD, and many tasks can be physically draining. However, by blending fruits and vegetables into a juice, it’s possible to give the body all the vitamins and minerals it needs in one convenient form. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute would like to present a shortlist of the top 4 juices to improve your lungs and keep you breathing healthy.
Celebrating during the holidays can be challenging for someone with chronic lung disease. Here are a few healthy Hanukkah recipes to help you enjoy your holiday cooking.