Meal Planning with Asthma
You may have suspected by now that some foods you eat can have an effect on your asthma. Although there’s no special “asthma diet,” research has shown that some ingredients may make your asthma worse, while others may actually improve your symptoms. Plan your meals with these tips in mind to keep your asthma in check.
1. Fill up on fruits and vegetables.
They’re filled with antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamins C and E, which can help reduce lung swelling and irritation. Plus, fruits and veggies are low in calories but fill you up, which can help you maintain a healthy weight – another factor that improves asthma control.
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