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Anti-inflammatory snacks

Anti-inflammatory snacks

When you have a chronic lung disease, inflammation is one of the biggest issues that can affect your ability to breathe. There are many things you can do every day that may help to reduce your lung tissue inflammation, but you may not be aware choosing...
Five daily tips to reduce inflammation

Five daily tips to reduce inflammation

Long-term treatments are critical for patients who have a chronic lung disease. However, you may not be aware that there are also things you can do every day that may help you reduce inflammation and improve your quality of life. What are five daily tips to reduce...
Using fat as fuel: Benefits it may offer lung patients

Using fat as fuel: Benefits it may offer lung patients

The standard American diet recommends carbohydrates make up most of the calories you eat every day. However, the Lung Health Institute wants you to know that training your body to use fat as fuel may be more helpful if you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
The best drink options for COPD patients

The best drink options for COPD patients

Staying hydrated is important for every person. However, the Lung Health Institute health care team knows that it’s particularly important for COPD patients. In fact, one whole section of our Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™, or AI2™, plans is dedicated to helping you...
Three nut types to limit with a chronic lung disease

Three nut types to limit with a chronic lung disease

Many people consider nuts to be a part of a healthy diet. However, the Lung Health Institute wants you to know there are certain types of nuts you should limit if you have a chronic lung disease. Our Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™, or AI2™, plans provide you with...
How Does Having High Body Fat Fuel Inflammation?

How Does Having High Body Fat Fuel Inflammation?

One thing that fuels inflammation in our bodies is having high body fat. This higher level of inflammation is especially problematic for people with chronic lung conditions, such as COPD. By becoming fat-adapted with an Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™, or AI2™, plan,...
Four Exercise Tips for Lung Patients from the AI2™ Plan

Four Exercise Tips for Lung Patients from the AI2™ Plan

Although exercise can be more difficult to do if you have a lung condition, physical activity is still an important factor in your health and wellness. You should still do as much physical activity as you can, but the key to exercising with a lung condition is to be...
How Probiotics Provide Benefits For Lung Patients

How Probiotics Provide Benefits For Lung Patients

Probiotics are a type of supplement that support a healthy gut, but you may not be aware that they may also benefit your lung condition. However, probiotics and a healthy gut may have quality-of-life-improving benefits for you as a person with living a lung condition....
The Importance Of Meeting Daily Fluid Goals

The Importance Of Meeting Daily Fluid Goals

Some of the most common symptoms with many lung conditions include increased mucus production, increased lung tissue inflammation and dry airways. Though many lung conditions are currently incurable, making sure that you’re drinking enough water every day may help to...
Helpful Tips for Dining Out with a Lung Condition

Helpful Tips for Dining Out with a Lung Condition

While nutrition is important for your physical health if you have a lung condition, staying social is something that is vital to your emotional and mental health. One way that you may be able to satisfy both of these needs is by going out to eat with your family or...
Top Three Benefits of Fasting for Lung Disease Patients

Top Three Benefits of Fasting for Lung Disease Patients

A growing number of medical studies have shown that fasting may have a variety of benefits for people. However, you may not be aware that these benefits apply to you if you are living with chronic lung disease. While neither fasting or any other known procedure can...
Macadamia Nuts and the Need for Healthy Fats

Macadamia Nuts and the Need for Healthy Fats

The idea of becoming fat-adapted could be great for your health, and it is a simple concept that many people may have never considered. Simply put, being fat-adapted means that you have trained your body to take advantage of the high energy potential of healthy fats...