Traditional Chinese Medicine holds that autumn is the key season for nourishing lung. In autumn, the weather is very dry and it can damage the lung easily. Thus, nourishing the lung in autumn is very important. Here dietitian from Clifford Hospital recommends four foods good for your lung.
Pear （"Xueli" in pinyin and “雪梨” in Chinese）
Nourishing level ★★★
Pear can strengthen lung's function as well as relieve cough symptom. The pear is sweet and juicy. It is excellent source of vitamin and folate. Besides, the pear holds precious cooling compounds to energize the lungs, keeping the area moist and free of bacteria. Eating one or two pears per day in fall is greatly beneficial. However, people with weak spleen and stomach should not eat too much.
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