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2. Keep Your Immune System Strong
Boost your immune system with a healthy diet, regular exercise and enough sleep. This will help prevent infections and also help your lungs and the entire body to work at their best. A healthy diet would include fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and fish, while avoiding highly processed foods.
COPD is associated with multiple nutrient deficiencies, including omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins A, C, E, magnesium. These deficiencies can be corrected with a good diet and supplements.
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