Diet and COPD

Posted on February 26, 2018

Changing your diet can be challenging as an older adult with COPD, but it has many benefits. Better eating habits can improve mobility and help you reach or maintain your ideal weight. Finding the motivation to eat right when you have COPD is best done alongside others who understand the obstacles and rewards.

On MyCOPDTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with COPD, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Diets are some of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about diets:

Does anyone have a healthy meal and snack suggestions?

Has anyone else also lost a lot of weight?

Have you experienced a loss of taste?

Here are some conversations about diets:

One member shares tips to another member.

I'm frustrated trying to gain weight.

I'm having trouble cutting out food I know is not healthy.

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyCOPDTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I understand that. Its hard to lose weight if you cant exercise due to your lungs. When I was put on Lyrica for my fibromyalgia, I gained weight for a… read more

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