• Adenoids Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
  • Eating soft foods like plain pasta, rice, yogurt and puddings are easy to swallow and provide relief too.
  • Certain foods like citrus fruits, chilled or sour fruits, cold food, cold drinks, ice, ice-creams and aerated drinks and snacks should be avoided.
  • Fluids like lukewarm water, lemon and honey juice will help to a greater extent. Gargle with warm water, a pinch of salt and turmeric to sooth the throat.
  • Dairy products like milk, butter, cheese should be avoided as they increase mucus secretion in the respiratory system.
  • Consume more fruits, raw vegetables, hot vegetable soups, carrots, bananas, avocado, raspberries, cauliflower, whole grains, unpolished rice and wheat germ, dried beans, peas and soybeans in diet.
  • Consume more of vitamin A-rich foods like carrots and tomatoes, liver oils of fish, as they help in maintaining the integrity of the respiratory mucosa.
  • Every morning, a mixture of cup water, little ginger, 2-3 leaves of sweet basil (tulsi) and mint leaves should be taken to boost up the immunity.