Public health emergency has been declared in Delhi and this is the time to take instant action to protect your health. With the high levels of pollutants in the air, it is time to follow some precautions and save yourself from falling ill.
DOES DIET HELP BEAT AIR POLLUTION?
The precautions will start right in your kitchen. "A good diet can improve your immunity and protect you to a certain extent from the ill-effects of extreme air pollution. Your diet needs to be especially rich in nutrients and food items that help detoxify, are anti-inflammatory and improve immunity. Dietary antioxidants can help provide protection by controlling free radical damage leading to inflammation."
FOOD ITEMS THAT CAN HELP WITH ALLERGIES
"Any food which can cure cough and are natural remedies like green tea, herbal tea (including ginger, black pepper, cloves, tulsi), turmeric milk with Curcumin rich Turmeric Powder, Kerala Black Pepper and Pure Raw Honey helps in improving respiratory health. Drinking enough water (lukewarm is better) and keeping the body hydrated is paramount.You can drink warm water with Curcumin Rich Turmeric Powder and Kerala Black Pepper or have the Golden Honey as mentioned as in the recipe of Golden Honey mix, daily to avoid any congestion in the throat.