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29 Jul 2005

Emphysema - COPD diet
What diet should one follow if you are affected by COPD?

Many thanks!
Wayne
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Wayne
You would basically need to follow a normal balanced diet containing plenty of protective nutrients - this entails eating plenty of fruit and vegetables, low-fat milk and dairy products, lean meat, fish, 4 eggs per week, mono- or polyunsaturated margarine or oil (soft tub margarine and olive oil) and unrefined, whole grains and cereals. Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and click on 'Diet Basics' and read the articles on the balanced diet. You can also try using a complete vitamin and mineral supplement like Centrum or Supradyn and Salmon oil capsules to boost omega-3 intake.
Best regards
DietDoc
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