Upon the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) there are numerous lifestyle changes that are in order to live a healthy life, and one of the hardest lifestyle adjustments for patients is changing how and what they eat. COPD patients can require up to 10 times more calories than a non-COPD patient to complete daily functions, but patients with COPD have to be extremely cautious with what they eat as it can greatly effect their felt symptoms and well being.
Stay clear of sugary and highly caffeinated soft drinks as they can disrupt your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep all throughout the night, while snacks and other junk food has little to zero nutritional value and can lead to unwanted weight gain leading to further health complications. So as a COPD patient you may ask "what are some delectable and COPD friendly recipes that I can make at home"? For a healthy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert recipe you will have to continue reading!