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Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

Looking to boost your lung health? Time to break out the blender.

For anyone suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, maintaining proper nutrition can be a difficult task. Given limited mobility in some cases, even the effort of cooking can be physically draining. However, there are alternative options to promote healthy nutrient intake while minimizing the stress of exhausting meal prep; the solution is juicing. Juicing is the process of blending fruits and vegetables to give the body all the vitamins and minerals it needs in one convenient drink.

With your health in mind, the Lung Institute has compiled a list of the best juice recipes for lung health that won’t leave you breathless but keep you full of energy.

4. Sunrise Detox Smoothie

Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

We’ve mentioned the cardiovascular benefits of potassium in bananas before, raspberries on the other hand are renowned for their anti-inflammatory properties that work to reduce inflammation in pulmonary airways and promote better breathing. Combined with the antioxidants of mangoes, pineapples, and lemon juice, with the natural electrolytes of coconut water, this smoothie is the perfect way to start the day.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen mango
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Juice of one lemon

Directions

  • Place banana, mango, pineapple, raspberries, and lemon juice in a blender. Add coconut water. Process for 30 seconds, or until smooth.

3. Radish Detox Smoothie

Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

Although the Radish is a spicy root vegetable, it’s a surprisingly good source of vitamin C. Radishes are capable of fighting diseases and rescuing cells from destructive free radicals. Radishes can also regulate blood pressure, relieve congestion, and prevent respiratory problems such as asthma or bronchitis.

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of radishes
  • ½ cup mixed sprouts: sunflower, alfalfa, radish
  • ½ cup chopped radish leaves
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ fresh or frozen raspberries
  • ½ fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 ½ cup coconut water
  • ½ cup Thai style coconut milk
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

  • Place radishes, sprouts and radish leaves in a blender. Add coconut water. Process for 30 seconds or so.
  • Add berries, banana, salt and coconut milk. Process until smooth.

2. Beet, Apple and Blackberry Juice

Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

Though little known, beets were once considered a primary source of sugar in the 19th century. Today, — along with ginger and blackberries, — they are known for their anti-inflammatory properties. In conjunction with the antioxidant quercetin found in the skin of apples, this sweet juice is perfect for building lung health while healing the body from within.

Ingredients

  • 3 small beets
  • 2-3 apples
  • 8 oz. bag of blackberries
  • ½ inch fresh ginger

Directions

  • Place beets, apples, blackberries, and ginger, into a blender. Add coconut water. Process for 30 seconds, or until smooth.

1. Anti-Inflammatory Tonic

Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs

As inflammation of the lungs is the primary cause for distressed breathing in COPD, natural vitamins and nutrients that hold anti-inflammatory properties are key to relieving these symptoms. With this in mind, there are few natural ingredients stronger in anti-inflammatory properties than turmeric and ginger. Blended with the vitamin-rich antioxidants orange, lemon, celery and carrots, the “Anti-Inflammatory Tonic” lives up to its name as one of the best juices for COPD available.

Ingredients

  • 2cm fresh turmeric
  • 4 carrots
  • 1cm fresh ginger
  • 1 orange
  • ½ lemon
  • 3 stalks celery

Directions

  • Place fresh turmeric, carrots, ginger, orange, lemon and celery stalks into a blender.
  • Process for 30 seconds, or until smooth.

Although it is possible to achieve an improved state of health and well-being through careful diet and nutrition, it is impossible for these methods alone to do more than reduce symptoms. However, there is hope. Currently, stem cell therapy stands alone as the only treatment option that promotes healing within the body to directly affect the progression and mortality of lung disease.

If you’re looking to make a profound change in your life or the life of someone you love, the time is now. If you or a loved one suffers from degenerative lung disease, the Lung Institute may be able to help with a variety of stem cell treatment options. Contact us at (800) 729-3065 to find out if you qualify for stem cell therapy.

Thinking of trying one our recipes? We want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and comments on the Top 4 Juices to Improve Your Lungs Below!

16 Comments

  1. PB

    3 months ago

    Dear Kim,

    Thanks for your comment, and we’re glad to hear that you have found this information helpful. Keep checking-in with our blog to read articles on a variety of topics. We’re happy to speak with you one-on-one to answer any questions you have regarding stem cell therapy. Feel free to contact us at (855) 313-1149 for more information and to speak with a patient coordinator. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

    Kind Regards,

    The Lung Institute

  2. kim

    3 months ago

    amazing finally some help. please could you send me some more info, as I have a lot of food allergies, and I am at the end of my tether with my condition. your site is amazing. xx

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  4. Cameron Kennerly

    7 months ago

    Hello Margarita,

    First and foremost we’d like to extend our deepest sympathies to the struggles you and your husband have undergone in dealing with COPD. Although ethically we cannot discuss the cost of treatment over the internet, you can give us a call at (855) 313-1149 to speak with one of our patient coordinators and they should be able to answer any and all questions you have.

    We look forward to hearing from you Margarita and please keep us updated on your husband’s progress.

    Best,

    -The Lung Institute

  5. Margarita A Auxtero

    7 months ago

    My husband has been suffering from this disease COPD and we already spent quite a sum of money which has made us financially down. Me and my children love my husband so much that we will try everything to make him comfortable. I wirll try this recipies. I would also like to know how much will it cost for the stem cell theraphy.It will be more costly for us because the transportation cost is expensive since I am in the Philippines.

  6. PB

    7 months ago

    Hello Ger,

    Thank you for your comment and for sharing your suggestions. We’re glad that you found this article helpful.

    Best Regards,

    The Lung Institute

  7. Ger

    7 months ago

    The key to making smoothies and juice blends is not to force yourself to consume an ingredient you just dont like. Find a substitute of equal nutritional or health value.You will need to drink these mixes regularly for the benefits so tweak them to your liking and you will continue enjoying the health benefits regularly. Experiment with the ratios a little too and try adding additional ingredients to your liking but dont stray to far from the original recipe. Great article LI! Thanks for your help. – COPD patient

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  9. PB

    9 months ago

    Hi Laura,

    You can certainly try making these into juices. Keep in mind that you’ll need to look up similar recipes for the juices instead of the smoothies though. Let us know how your juices turn out, and be sure to check out our other recipes, too.

    Best Regards,

    The Lung Institute

  10. Laura

    9 months ago

    The texture of smoothies gag me. Can these be implemented into juicing? I love juicing, just can’t handle smoothies. Thanks for the information.

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  12. Cameron Kennerly

    11 months ago

    Good Morning Teresa,

    Thanks for reading and anytime! We wish you success in your quest for better health and quality of life. If you ever have any questions regarding stem cell therapy or tips for living with lung disease in general, please reach out to us at (855) 313-1149 and we’d be happy to assist.

    Best,

    -The Lung Institute

  13. teresa skipper

    11 months ago

    Thank you for the recipes..copd representee

  14. Ann

    11 months ago

    I loved this article & the explanations & recipes.
    I will have to try these recipes. Thank you for sharing.

  15. Cameron Kennerly

    11 months ago

    Hello Linda,

    Thanks for reading and we’re glad you enjoyed the article! You can join the newsletter by visiting https://lunginstitute.com/ and entering your email at the bottom of the page. With this information in place you’ll receive a digital copy of our most helpful articles every month!

    It’s great to hear from you Linda so please keep us updated on your progress and how these juices ease your symptoms. If you ever have any questions regarding stem cell therapy or tips for living with lung disease in general, please reach out to us at (855) 313-1149 and we’d be happy to assist.

    Thanks for sharing Linda,

    -The Lung Institute

  16. Linda McKnight

    11 months ago

    I loved this article & the explanations & recipes. How can I receive newsletter & anyway u can send this in print form in the mail ? Have COPD (mild) but I want to start taking these shakes. Bought my son a Ninja but I have to buy blender. Older & not good w/technology

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