Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Food to help fight phlegm

Having constant phlegm build-up in the nose and throat can be a nuisance and can even cause bad breath. while it is  a relatively minor problem, it does affect the everyday lives of suffers, who are unable to go anywhere without a pocket full of tissues. Here are some food that can help fighting phlegm:

1- Pumpkin

Pumpkin is full of vitamins A, C and E, with calcium, copper, potassium and phosphorus. in addition, pumpkin seeds are full of omega-3 which is known to have inflammatory properties while the flesh contains antioxidant properties.

2- Honey

honey is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal, it contains antioxidants and flavonoids.

3- Pineapple

Pineapple is full of Vitamin A and C, with calcium, phosphorus and potassium. it contains bromelain which works mainly to regulate the digestive system and also has beneficial effect on mucus and phlegm production too.

4- Chamomille Tea

Chamomille tea has been proven to reduce the effects of nasal congestion. it contains flavonoids and apigenin which can actually help to clear the inflammation that has led to the increase of mucus production

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