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Turmeric And Tomatoes: Guardians For Your Lungs Amidst COVID Threat

Learn how to fortify your lungs against COVID with a diet rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Edited By : Priyanka Negi | Updated: Jan 3, 2024 18:16 IST
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As we all know, coronavirus is a respiratory disease that first attacks the lungs. majority of fatalities reported during Covid due to lung failure.

When the virus enters our body, it goes to our lungs through the nose, mouth, and eyes. And divides into smaller divisions within your lungs. Today, we have searched for eight healthy foods to protect your lungs from COVID.

1. Berries 
Berries like cranberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries contain antioxidants that can prevent oxidative stress, reducing lung inflammation.

2. Apple
Apples, rich in antioxidants, may enhance lung health and reduce the risk of respiratory illnesses.

3. Tomato 
Tomatoes, packed with vitamin C and antioxidants like lycopene, have the potential to protect the lungs.

4. Fish
Fatty fish such as salmon and mackerel, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, exhibit anti-inflammatory properties, potentially reducing lung inflammation and the risk of respiratory diseases.

5. Nuts and seeds
Nuts and seeds, including almonds, walnuts, and flaxseeds, are abundant in antioxidants, minerals, and healthy fats that support lung health and lower inflammation.

6. Green Tea
Green tea, known for its numerous health benefits, is advantageous for cleansing the lungs.

7. Turmeric 
Turmeric, with its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, can be beneficial for promoting lung health.

8. Yogurt
Yogurt is rich in calcium, potassium, and phosphorus, which boost lung health.

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First published on: Jan 03, 2024 06:16 PM IST

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