Check out superfoods foods that will make your lungs healthy, your lungs will remain fit and fine

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: July 26, 2021 03:09 PM2021-07-26T15:09:25+5:302021-07-26T15:09:25+5:30

Next

Your lungs need plenty of water to maintain good function. Drink 8 glasses of water daily. This will clear the lungs and improve your health.

Turmeric - Turmeric has been used as a spice in Indian and South Asian cuisines since ancient times. Turmeric is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and immune enhancer. Curcumin in turmeric reduces plaque build-up in the lungs due to excessive smoking, which reduces the risk of lung cancer.

Tomatoes contain vitamin C. This increases the production of enzymes in the body. This regulates the supply of oxygen from the lungs to the whole body.

Green tea is high in antioxidants, especially catechin, also known as EGCG (epigallocatechin). It also contains ingredients that protect the lungs from cancer.

Eating vegetables like broccoli increases the body's production of glucosinolate, which helps flush out toxins from the lungs.

The anti-inflammatory and immune building properties of garlic reduce the risk of asthma and lung cancer.

The orange antioxidant pigment found in orange or red fruits reduces the risk of lung cancer.

Green leafy vegetables are rich in magnesium and potassium which helps in keeping the lungs healthy. For this, include spinach, lettuce, cabbage, mustard green, onion, wheat, mint and cilantro leaves in the diet.

Ginger is also a substance that stimulates digestion and blood circulation. Ginger is also beneficial in improving lung function.

Apples contain pectin, vitamins, flavonoids and chemicals. Flavonoids also keep the respiratory system healthy. Lung function remains smooth.