Diet Chart for Asthma
Asthma is a chronic disease of airways that transport air from the lungs. In Asthma patients, the inside walls of the airways known as bronchial tubes, became swollen or inflamed. This inflammation makes the airways very sensitive to irritation and increases their susceptibility to an allergic reaction.
Asthma condition can be triggered by numerous sources including dust, pollen, some kind of foods, etc. So the patient who has asthma should be restricted to their diet. He/ She must include that kind of diet which is full of minerals, vitamins, and also doesn’t trigger the condition of asthma.
Here we recommended some of the best foods for asthmatic patients that are very beneficial to prevent the symptoms of asthma.
|Foods to be Consumed||Foods to be avoided|
|Fruits||Apple, Guava, Strawberry, Pineapple, Pears, Pomegranate, Peaches, Grapes, Apricot.||Kiwi, Mangoes, Dates, Banana, Figs, Coconut.|
|Vegetables||Carrot, Broccoli, Spinach, Red bell pepper, Bitter gourd, Round gourd, Ridge gourd, Garlic.||Beans, Cabbage, Onion, Pumpkin, Raw tomatoes, Yam, Sweet potatoes, Potatoes.|
|Grains||Oats, Brown rice, Barley, Quinoa, Whole wheat bread, Buckwheat.||White rice, White bread, White flour.|
|Dairy Product||Cow’s milk with a pinch of pure turmeric.||Ice cream, Buffalo’s milk, Curd, Butter, Ghee.|
|Legumes||Yellow lentil, Chickpeas, Green gram, Pink lentil.||Soybeans, Black gram, Kidney beans, Packed cereals.|
|Nuts||Flax seeds, Soaked almonds, Soaked figs, Walnuts, Raisins.||Peanuts, Cashew nuts, Pistachios.|
|Oils||Mustard oil, Olive oil, Sunflower oil, Coconut oil.||Refined oil.|
|Spices||Garlic, Ginger, Turmeric, Clove, Cumin, Coriander, Black pepper, Cayenne pepper, Cardamom.||Pickle, Excessive salt.|
|Beverage||Orange juice, Honey, Green tea, Pineapple juice.||Carbonated drinks, Excess tea, coffee, Energy drinks, Soda, Alcohol, Wine.|