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Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Sumera Saeed | category: Health and Beauty

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution. The pollution in air reached dangerous level and creating hazardous health issues. The atmosphere in Lahore and adjoining cities is polluted with the smog blanket and the smog is to stay for more days in the city, said Pakistan Meteorologist Department. The polluted air in Lahore is causing eye burning, heavy breathing and respiratory problems.

We would tell you some foods that are helpful in combating the air pollution. These foods contain the natural antioxidant and nutrients that can stimulate your body to deal with this present air pollution.

You need to take fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C. The use of vitamin C is very much essential in this current atmosphere condition because it contains antioxidants that helps to remove toxins. The regular use of Vitamin C oriented foods is necessary for maintain the lungs function. The body also needs Vitamin E,  the Fat soluble vitamin. The use of Vitamin E rich foods helps to repair the damage human body tissues.

Vitamin C Rich Fruit and Vegetables:

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Oranges, Lemon, citrus fruit, guava, banana, grapes, berries, coriander leaves, parsley, cabbage and turnip.

Vitamin E Rich Foods:

Fish, Olive Oil, Sunflower oil, Canola Oil, Almonds and Nuts are the rich source of Vitamin E.

You need also to eat leafy green vegetables including the cabbage, parsley, coriander leaves, fenugreek, Onion, peas Lettuce, spinach and carrots to have Beta Carotene that converted into Vitamin A.  The use of Vitamin A is very essential for the body. It is an antioxidant that fights toxins.

Herbal Tea:

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Furthermore, if you feel throat irritation and flue due to pollution Ginger, black pepper, basil leaves (tulsi), nutmeg, mint tea for relaxation.

Necessary Precautions:

For avoiding the dense polluted air you need to take some precautionary measures, minimize going out for long and if possible wear masks to protect yourself and your children.

Use glasses when going out and wash eyes frequently to avoid burning.

The government does its bit to improve the air quality and calls for emergency closing down of schools, public places so people could come in contact of this danger as less as possible.

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Foods For Liver Cleansing

Sumera Saeed | category: Health and Beauty

Foods For Liver Cleansing

Liver (Located in the upper right section of the abdomen) cleansing is very essential for the body. Healthy liver means healthy body because a person health depends on how your liver removes the toxins from the body. There is an essential need for people in our environment (full of pollution) to detoxify liver to get rid of toxins. Our liver works hardly in our bodies that need  regularly cleansing and removing the toxins and absorb vitamins, iron and mineral. Our liver needs good food to make our body healthy because if liver gets sick it will not be able to digest food accurately more especially fats.  There is an intense need to make our liver healthy.

There are a number of fruits and vegetables that clean or detoxify liver. Some of them are mentioned below to make you aware how to get healthy liver.

Foods For Liver Cleansing

Grape Fruit:

It’s a rich source of Vitamin A and C. it contains pantothenic acid, dietary fiber, potassium, biotin, copper and vitamin B1. The use of grape fruit increases the process of natural cleansing of the liver. Drinking a small glass of fresh grapefruit juice helps to detoxify liver and aids to flush out harmful toxins including carcinogens (a substance, radionuclide, or radiation that involves in causing cancer.)


Beets are one of the most significant ingredients that help to detoxify liver. It contains high antioxidant properties and is a rich source of Iron, betaine, Pectin and fiber. Pectin is a source of removing the toxins from the liver. Use beets in your daily routine for getting healthy liver.



Vitamin and nutrition found in carrots are highly effective for the liver function. It has antioxidants and phytochemicals that have power to remove free radical in the body and improve immune system.

Green Tea:

Green tea has been consumed since century to get health benefits.it contains antioxidants and polyphenols that help to detoxify liver. It also helps to lose weight, type 2 diabetes and alzheimer’s disease.


Apple is one of the most delicious fruits. The phytonutrients found in apples help to regulate blood sugar level. Its juice helps the liver to eliminate body toxins. Our liver loves apples because malic acid in them runs through liver to assist in eliminating harmful toxins.


Broccoli is a noble source of fat-soluble Vitamin E and antioxidant for the liver. Eating broccoli 3 times a week may reduce the risk of liver cancer. It’s a rich source of mineral like magnesium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus. It contains Vitamin C, A , K and Vitamin B12. The consumption of Broccoli helps in natural detoxification of body.

Lemon and Lime:

Lemon and Lime are the rich source of Vitamin C. Its juice is very effective for liver. Lemon juice supports break down food in your stomach for healthier absorption. If you drink lemon water after eating meals it helps to minimize the body toxins. The citric acid found in lemon helps the body to naturally flush out the crystals of toxins.


Arugula also knows as rocket. They are green salad leaves slightly bitter in flavor contains bunch of nutritious. It’s a cancer fighting food and has the properties to cleanse liver and aid immune system.


Walnut is an excellent natural fruit. Eating of walnuts on regular basis helps to detoxify liver. People with liver disease can use nuts to get rid of it.


Like Broccoli all types of cabbage are a healthful addition to the daily diet. Cabbage helps to activate crucial detoxifying liver enzymes.

On the whole it can be said that above mentioned fruits and vegetables are a rich source of valuable vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber. Their healthful addition to the daily diet may help guard the body against poisonous cancers.