Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid

 

Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid

Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid

Previous research has shown that the plant-produced chemicals known as flavonoids have beneficial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Anthocyanins, the type of flavonoid investigated in the current study, have been detected in lung tissue shortly after being ingested, and in animals models of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The plant chemicals appear to reduce mucus and inflammatory secretions.

Dietary Intake of Anthocyanin Flavonoids and Ten Year Lung Function Decline in Adults from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS) V. Garcia Larsen, R. Villegas, E.R. Omenaas, C. Svanes, J. Garcia-Aymerich, P.G.J. Burney, D. Jarvis, and ECRHS Diet Working Group B23. ENVIRONMENTAL EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN ASTHMA. May 1, 2018, A2797-A2797

Anthocyanin, Flavonoids, COPD, FEV1, FVC, lung, Lung Age, Lung Decline, Lung Function, Remedy, Food

Dietary antioxidants may help repair the Lungs

Dietary antioxidants may help repair the Lungs

Over a 10 year period researchers observed that regular intake of tomatoes may help slow the natural decline in lung function among all adults as well as other findings.

Dietary antioxidants and ten-year lung function decline in adults from the ECRHS survey. European Respiratory Journal, December 2017 DOI: 10.1183/13993003.02286-2016