Dr.Kamini Silvarajan MD/AAAM

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Ten Asthma Attack Prevention Foods

Asthma Attacks

The wonders of natural supplements and foods help people to acquire healthier lifestyle. Moreover, it can conveniently help people to prevent health diseases such as asthma. Any person with asthma attacks may depend on medicines such as bronchodilators. However, not everyone is fortunate to buy medicines for their condition. As a result, they end up worsening their condition. 

Here are the 10 natural foods which help reduce the occurrence of asthma attacks:


This natural food contains potent compounds such as beta-carotene and lycopene. These compounds are known to have a therapeutic effect for reducing the occurrence of asthma attacks. Studies show that 32 asthmatic individuals were given with supplements that contain tomato’s natural compounds. All of them have benefited from its effect, thus resulted into lowered asthma attack incidence. 


This natural food is popular for its anti-inflammatory effect. Being one of the oldest spices, it is well known for treating cough and colds. It can also alleviate the symptoms of asthma. Its main components are gingerols which is a potent anti-inflammatory. 


Drinking apple juices or eating fresh apple can reduce up to 50% chance of wheezing. Additionally, it contains potent antioxidant known as quercetin. This is an active bioflavonoid which reduces the oxidation of free radicals. It is also known for its antihistamine and anti-inflammatory derivatives. 


This natural fruit contains significant level of glutathione. It detoxifies and protects the skin. Avocados can reduce the signs and symptoms of asthma. 


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It contains rosmarinic acid which is a form of polyphenol. This compound helps to reduce the symptoms of asthma. Furthermore, it contains properties that act as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The rosmarinic acid promotes the cells to produce prostacyclins which broaden the airway. As a result, it may improve the passage of airway. 


Study shows that eating pear shake can reduce the asthma attack for up to 60%. This natural food can relax the bronchioles. It also relieves nasal congestion and prevents the occurrence of asthma attacks. 


This natural food is considered as hypoallergenic. It means that people with allergy-induced asthma are advice to eat buckwheat. It contains calories and protein. It also provides significant source of magnesium which is a mineral that works to treat bronchoconstriction (narrowing of the bronchus). 


This natural fruit contains pyridoxine (Vitamin B6). This specific form of water-soluble vitamin relieves asthma attack. 

Sunflower Seeds

This mild nutty seeds contains vitamin E which acts as a potent antioxidant. It also contains magnesium and potassium. The magnesium contains bronchodilator effects. This natural food is hypoallergenic, as well. 

Flax Seeds

This natural seed contains omega-3 fatty oils and minerals that can soothe the bronchus. It is effective for reducing the incidence of asthma. Moreover, this nut contains potent level of selenium which plays an important role for people with asthma attack.

These 10 natural foods and fruits are considered effective and safe for reducing the risk of asthma attack. Unlike with other pharmaceutical drugs, these natural treatments for asthma have no underlying adverse reactions. It is proven by clinical researches. 

Furthermore, it also provides supplemental nutrients which can treat other pulmonary conditions such as pneumonia, cough, colds, and pulmonary edema – By Edterchelle Soriano