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It seems incredible to think that a poor diet can be more harmful to a person with asthma that pollution, but research tells us that it is so wrong this alternativa.Pese to these studies are not yet supported is not a bad time to start eating a balanced diet that promotes our general health.
As for almost all fruits and vegetables are very favorable for this disease. For these foods have an influence on our health we should eat at least 3 servings of vegetables a day and 3 other fruit.
This should not be a problem for either because we have a variety of flavors and textures in food, if most do not consume fruits and vegetables, I recommend you look for new recipes and try it every day something different.
Fruits and vegetables provide many vitamins that act as antioxidants, reducing astress; they undergo the airways when the system reacts against a bacteria or virus, as in the case of asthma.
Other foods to consider when suffering from asthma are yogurt and cheese. Opt for low fat dairy, as these are conducive to breathe, also consumed a variety of cereals and fish.
A study by Harvard University in the U.S., found that children who consumed more margarine had up to 40% more likely to suffer diseases such as asthma.
In short, if you have asthma, try to eat very generous dose of fruits and vegetables, largely combining with cereal, milk and fish. Avoid at all costs eating pastries and fast food that are rich in polyunsaturated fats.
Medical studies have determined that the total mortality rate is two times higher in middle-aged male smokers than nonsmokers, and even higher in those who smoke more cigarettes smoked per day or longer.
Among the cancers caused by snuff, leads the lung, so that the rate of this disease is seven times higher in smokers than in nonsmokers. In addition, smokers are five times higher risk of developing cancer of the larynx, esophagus and oral cavity. Also attributed to smoking one third of all cancers of bladder, kidney and pancreas.
Smoking also quintupled the risk of death from chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and duplicates in deaths from coronary heart disease. A 1988 report based on a 4255 survey of residents of a neighborhood in Boston (USA) indicated that smoking increases the risk of stroke by 50%, 40% in men and 60% in women. Read the rest of this entry »