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The food guide....

In my experience, the following food ๐Ÿฅ˜ groups and foodstuffs increase mucus formation and should be avoided in people suffering from congestion and cough.


1. Sweet thingsSugar, chocolates, ice creams, soft drinks (even 0 calories or at room temperature)all kinds of sweet food like halwa, shakes, biscuits, cakes, chocos,

Horlicks, Bournvita, packaged juices ๐Ÿฅค

2. All milk ๐Ÿฅ› products, yogurt, laban, cheese, etc, Milk boiled with turmeric can be used.

3.Rice ๐Ÿš and outside fried stuff like chips etc (outsiders use the same oil for repeated frying, causing toxins to build up)Pickles and frozen stuff

4.Raw foods, salad, fruits, juices, nuts (Yes even fruits ๐Ÿ‰ cause phlegm)

5. Omega 3oils, fish oil capsules,(my personal favorite), salmon oil is the best but cod liver oil is also great ๐Ÿ‘ Omega 3 ๐Ÿ  rich fish like tuna, salmon or any fish.

6. A vegan diet can include, chia seeds, flax seeds, oils, etc

7. Meats and ๐Ÿฅš eggs Chicken, mutton, eggs soups, broths, grilled, curry all are good for cough.

8. Replace rice with other grains like wheat ๐ŸŒพ or gram flour.

9.Replace raw with cooked food such as change salad ๐Ÿฅ— with vegetable soup ๐Ÿœ

10. Always drink water before eating ๐Ÿฝ


The above diet helps all respiratory patients, asthmatics, congestion, cough, sinus congestion, etc.


The basic principle is that to get rid of cough and congestion we have to stop ๐Ÿ›‘ taking,mucus-producing foods as mentioned above but also to remove mucus from the body.



People nowadays are consuming a lot of lime, oranges, and yogurt to boost their vitamin c and probiotic levels. But as these foods have a cooling effect on our bodies,


I frequently get patients who have developed cough and mucus on taking excessive raw foods, these foods are best avoided during these times

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