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5 COPD Superfoods to Add to Your Diet

7 Aug 2017
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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.

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Resource Guide Series: Recipes for a Lung Healthy Meal

30 Mar 2016
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Resource Guide Series: Recipes for a Lung Healthy Meal

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.

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Lung Healthy Spring Brunch Recipes

23 Mar 2016
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Lung Healthy Spring Brunch Recipes

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.

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Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

13 Jan 2016
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Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

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.

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Healthy Hanukkah Recipes

7 Dec 2015
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Healthy Hanukkah Recipes

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.

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Thanksgiving COPD Desserts

20 Nov 2015
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Thanksgiving COPD Recipes

Although Thanksgiving only comes once a year, many of us eat like it’s our last day on Earth. And for many, dessert is often the best course. For those who suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, finding a healthy dessert that doesn’t pack on the calories or cause symptoms to flare is always a struggle. So in the spirit of Thanksgiving and #COPDAwarenessMonth, the Lung Institute has compiled an all-star list of healthy Thanksgiving desserts that taste great without the guilt.

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Healthy COPD Recipes

18 Nov 2015
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Healthy COPD Recipes

As we’ve mentioned before finding a recipe that is healthy for those who suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can be elusive. For those with COPD, there seems to be a grocery list of foods and ingredients that cause symptoms to flare-up. Foods that fit within one’s diet while promoting pulmonary health are few and far between, so here’s a list of Healthy COPD recipes that will have you eating right without laboring your breathing.

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Healthy COPD Desserts

19 Oct 2015
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Healthy COPD Recipes

As we’ve mentioned before finding a dessert for those suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can be a daunting task. Luckily, we here at the Lung Institute believe that crucial vitamins and nutrients aren’t limited to breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and at only a few hundred calories each, every bite will feel like a cheat day.

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Texas COPD Recipes

14 Oct 2015
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Texas COPD Recipes

For those suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) it can be a difficult task finding food that doesn’t aggravate their symptoms. On the road to better health, promoting a healthy diet is critical to improving the quality of one’s life, and in that spirit, we here at the Lung Institute, have compiled a list of Texas COPD Recipes that are not only delicious, but healthy too!

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