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Best foods to reverse effects of pollution
Breathing this toxic air has immense short-term and long-term harms.
Eat foods that can counter or reverse the ill-effects of pollution as much as possible.
Vitamin C is the known saviour of lungs, so increase the intake of guavas, kale, parsley, Brussels sprouts, papayas and citrus fruits.
Other good sources of Vitamin C are red bell peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach and green onion.
Include healthy fats in your diet such as flaxseed oil, ghee as it makes your heart healthy and boosts immunity.
Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It helps protect the lungs from the toxic effects of pollutants.
While all green vegetables help in strengthening the body’s immunity and fight infections, spinach and beetroot are particularly helpful.
It is important to stay hydrated through the day as that helps the body can flush toxins out.
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