Sinus and Food

Good Foods for the Sinuses:

So here is a list of good foods for the sinuses -assuming there are no allergy symptom–sinus pressure, congestion, drainage, etc. – in connection with them:

  1. Fruits
    • pineapples
    • lemons and limes
    • grapefruits
    • avocados
      • has high quantity of potassium
        • to keep bodily tissues supple and healthy
        • promotes good general health
      • it also helps regularity
    • apples
    • pears
    • apricots
    • peaches
    • canned fruits are also good, but fresh one are better
    • Fresh vegetables
      • carrots
      • lettuces
      • turnips
      • salad, leafy
      • water cress, etc.
    • Coconut water
      • it has much potassium
      • it is credited with bodily cleansing properties

Foods to Clear the Sinuses:

  • Fresh fruits
  • Pineapple
  • Vegetables
    • cruciferous are known for their cleansing and medicinal properties
    • using several vegetables is preferable
  • Garlic
    • shown to have “antibiotic-like” properties
    • Also shown to have anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties
    • hundred of scientific studies attest to its remedial validity
  • Onions
  • Chiles
  • Ginger
  • Cayenne pepper

Worst Foods for the Sinuses:

  • eggnog
  • milkshake
  • ice cream
  • cow’s milk

Mucus Producing Foods:

  1. Eggs
    • especially fried eggs
    • an occasional use seems to be fine
    • foods combining sugar and egg should be avoided
  2. Food containing additives
  3. Omega-6 fatty acids containing foods
  4. Foods with additives
  5. Refined vegetable oils
    • safflower
    • sunflower
    • corn oil
    • sesame
  6. Saturated fats and trans fats
    • high fat meats
    • dairy products
    • deep-fried foods
  7. Large amounts of salt
  8. Fermented foods
    • cheese
    • sour kraut
    • wine
    • beer, etc.
  9. Foods containing large amounts of sugar
    • soft drinks
    • desserts
    • ice cream
    • cold breakfast cereals with sugar
  10. Cow’s milk–possibly one of the worst
  11. Refined carbohydrates
    • white bread
    • white rice
    • pastas
  12. Possibly mucus producing
    • soy in its various forms
    • potatoes
    • cabbage
    • bananas
    • meats

Foods Which Do Not Produce Mucus

These are the foods not only friendly to people with mucus issues, but better foods all around

  • Fruits
    • pineapples
    • lemons and limes
    • grapefruits
      • has cleansing properties
      • promotes general health a
    • avocados
    • apples
    • pears
    • apricots
    • peaches
  • Fresh vegetables
    • carrots
    • lettuces
    • turnips
    • water cress, etc.
  • Coconut water
    • it has much potassium
    • it is credited with bodily cleansing properties

Foods Which Can Help Clear the Sinuses

  • Fresh fruits
  • Pineapple
    • it has cleansing properties
    • bromelain is its active medicinal ingredient
  • Vegetables
    • cruciferous are known for their cleansing and medicinal properties
    • many different vegetables are needed daily for a balanced diet
  • Garlic
    • deemed to be a “miracle herb”
    • called nature’s “antibiotic”
    • deemed to have anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties
    • the list of remedial benefits is long
    • thousands of scientific research attest the validity of many claims
  • Onions
  • Chiles
    • together with other hot spices it clears the and sinuses breathing passages
    • it’s inexpensive and readily available
  • Ginger
  • Cayenne pepper

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