While Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a range of progressive lung diseases, that doesn’t make it any less serious.
While nearly 90% of COPD sufferers have smoked at one point – 10% have not, meaning you could still be at risk, even if you’ve never smoked, and genetic or environmental factors can place you at increased risk.
These following foods, high in beta carotene, just got another argument in their favor:
- Sweet potato
- Dark green leafy vegetables
- Romaine lettuce
- Sweet red peppers
- Dried apricots