Like everyone else, people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) feel their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. There is no specific diet for COPD, but many physicians and researchers studying the effects of nutrition in people with COPD recommend a diet higher in fat, protein, vegetables and fruits and lower in carbohydrates. Eating a nutritious diet can help you fight COPD symptoms and infections and maintain optimal health.

Some popular diets may contain toxic levels of some nutrients or dangerously low levels of others. No diet is ever a good substitute for clinically proven COPD drug therapies.

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