• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
  • It serves well to make sure that immunity is maintained and even made better, by following a healthy balanced diet.
  • A healthy balanced diet includes the right proportion of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins.
  • Have whole grain foods like wheat, brown rice, oats, bran, etc. rather than refined foods.
  • A high protein diet helps protect the body and fight infections. Good sources of proteins are lean meat, fish like salmon, eggs, cereals, legumes, etc.
  • Having fresh fruits and vegetables provide you with enough fiber, vitamins and minerals.
  • Avoid dairy products, fast foods and all kinds of unhealthy junk food.
  • Have plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated.
  • Watch your weight. Make sure you neither put on nor lose too much weight.