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Foods that maintain healthy lungs
March 2, 2014, 11:58 am

Lungs are one of the most important organs in the body, so make smart dietary choices that are a long-term investment for our health and include the following foods that are especially good for the lungs.

Apples: Filled with loads of essential nutrients that are important for our overall well-being, apples have to be on the top of the list of foods that are good for lungs.
Fatty Fish: The Journal of the American College of Nutrition states that fatty fish are an excellent food in order to keep our lungs healthy. It contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids that is directly linked with lung health.

Apricots: Enriched with vitamin A and antioxidants, apricots are associated with healthy lungs and help in lowering the risk of lung infections.
Broccoli: One of the best green vegetable options, broccoli with its high amount of antioxidants help the lungs function properly. Broccoli is also good for a person who is suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.

Poultry: Researchers believe that animal-based version of Vitamin A present in poultry is absorbed in a much better way by our body and boosts lung health.
Walnuts: An excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, walnuts, just like fatty fish can help you fight asthma and other respiratory ailments.

Berries: Berries are wonderfully delicious and healthy. They are rich in antioxidants which help to maintain healthy lungs. Though all berries are good, but blueberries and acai berries are considered the champions of good health.

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