Top 5 Foods To Breathe Easier

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As of now, there’s no cure for asthma, but with the help of medication and smarter food choices, you can help control your symptoms and live a pretty normal, active life.

“There is no special diet for asthma; however, a diet rich in vitamin C, vitamin E, flavonoids, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids may lower the risk of asthma,” explains Angela Ginn, a registered dietitian nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in Baltimore, Maryland.

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“More research is needed to find the direct connection of diet and asthma. A nutrient-rich diet is important for your overall health and can be a part of the asthma treatment plan.”

Furthermore, here are five foods that will help you breathe easier so that you start feeling your best.

1. Apples

We’ve all heard of the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” right? Well, how about “an apple a day keeps the asthma away”? According to a British study, people who ate two to five apples per week lowered their risk of asthma by 32 percent.

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