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Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

Lung function tends to peak around the age of 30, after which it starts to decline. The rate of decline varies depending on factors such as smoking, exercise, exposure to pollutants, medical conditions and diet.  Anthocyanins, a type of flavonoid, have been shown to improve symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and help slow the gradual decline in lung health associated with aging.  Recent research shows those in the highest quartile of anthocyanin intake, compared to those in the lowest quartile, had a significantly reduced annual decline in three lung function measurements over time.  Read more...

 

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