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Soy and COPD

Soy Food for Lung Health

By Dr. Kristie

There may be good news for people who eat soy foods. According to a new Japanese study soy may be beneficial for lung health.

Soy foods such as tofutempeh, and miso are popular in Oriental countries such as Japan but have been slower to gain …

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Does Asthma Cause COPD


The Difference Between COPD and Asthma

By Melissa J. Murphy

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, may have many similarities as far as symptoms are concerned, but they are very different conditions in terms of onset and reversibility.

What is COPD?

COPD is a term…

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Can Omega 3 Help Lung Function

By Dr. Kristie

Athletes who want to breathe easier when they exercise could get a little help by taking omega-3 supplements. A new study shows that the ever-popular omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements boost lung function during exercise.

Omega-3’s Help Athletes Breathe Better…

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What Diet is Best for COPD?

By Dr. Kristie

COPD is the abbreviation for a lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a term which encompasses both emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This group of lung diseases is more commonly seen in smokers, and can lead to serio…

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