Society made us so obsessed with how we look at the outside, that we sometimes forget the inside of our body. Today we will talk about the lungs and how you keep your lungs healthy and “young”.
The lungs are one of the most important and delicate organs of each person, which fulfill vital functions for life. Whether due to habits such as smoking, illness or pollution of the city, the lungs can be affected in health and as a consequence, the whole respiratory system can fail.
It is paramount to take into account the importance that the lungs have to our body and from there start to look for a healthier lifestyle. For starters, it is important to leave the cigarette and any substance that can cause serious health problems. After taking the initiative, we can begin to purify the lungs naturally, through healthy habits and natural remedies that will cleanse them of all kinds of toxic substance.
3 Tips to Purify Your Lungs Naturally
Because it’s to obvious that smoking damges lungs, we won’t talk about that. (Oeps, I think I just did..)
All the functioning of the organism depends a lot on the food that we give it. In case of the case of the lungs, it is imperative to keep in mind that the consumption of products made with chemicals, transgenic foods, artificial sweeteners or foods with too much sugar should be avoided. You should also avoid carbonated drinks, high consumption of red meat, and choose to consume more fruits and vegetables.
Antioxidant vitamins are beneficial for lung health. The food sources where we can find them are:
- Vitamin C: Citrus fruits and citrus juices, kiwi, broccoli, green pepper
- Vitamin E: Wheat germ, cereals, vegetable oil, margarine, almond, peanut
- Betacarotene: Apricot, melon, mango, carrot, pepper, spinach
- Selenium: Fish, seafood, red meats, grains, eggs, chicken, liver.
Other nutrients that have been shown to be beneficial for lung health include magnesium and Omega 3 fatty acids. The first is of nuts, legumes, grains, grains; Whole seeds, carrots, spinach, and seafood.
While Omega 3 fatty acids are in fish oils, fish, and shellfish, soy, linseed oil, and vegetables.
Look for a healthy environment: avoid staying in highly contaminated areas, with smoke, dust, among other substances. If possible, avoid direct contact with detergents, cleaners or bleaches with a high content of toxic ingredients.
Perform a daily exercise routine: having physical activity is safe for all types of health problems. When you exercise, you are going to eliminate the substances that are not necessary in the body.