What to Eat When You Have Sinus Infection?

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  1. Hot, decaf tea. Tea is high in antioxidants, good for your immune booster. But it contains some caffeine, therefore decaf tea is more recommended – just ensure to drink it moderately! Hot drink can also help ease tiredness and sneezing, according to Cardiff University researchers.
  2. Ginger tea! It may help ease the inflammation in sinusitis, improving nasal congestion.
  3. Coconut water may help, too. It is rich in electrolytes. For extra immune booster, add a squeeze of lime juice!
  4. You can also try with fresh juices, particularly true if you don’t feel up to eating veggies and fruits.
  5. Lemon and honey. Lemon is high in vitamin C. And honey, for many years it has been used to help treat a number of different conditions – a study suggests that it can ease cough and soothe your sore throat. You can make hot drink with lemon and honey!
Oatmeal and banana

Oats are packed with a number of essential nutrients such as beta glucans (a special fiber that can help keep your immune system strong). They are complex carbohydrate, too – this will make you full longer throughout the day, good for your weight control. Enjoy it with banana, rich in potassium that can help ease fever.

What else?

It seems that there are lots of choices to eat when it comes to coping with sinus infection. Need more?

  1. Cauliflower soup. Cauliflower has certain compound that can help boost glutathione, a kind of powerful antioxidant.
  2. Turkey sandwich. It is loaded with lean protein, good to help provide more energy so your body can fight the infection more optimally.
  3. Toast and crackers! They can be convenient foods when your body is fighting the illness.

Although these foods have essential properties to help cope with sinus infection, just make sure to NOT eat them too much – eat in moderation! And for best result, don’t rely on specific food! It’s much better to eat a wide variety of different foods.

Article sources:

  1. http://www.prevention.com/health/health-concerns/what-eat-when-sick
  2. http://spicyfood.about.com/od/Basics/ss/7-Spicy-Foods-That-Help-Fight-Congestion-and-Sinus-Headache-Pain.htm
  3. http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/home-remedies-9/slideshow-flu-foods


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