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What foods should people with COPD avoid completely?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: None

It is not all or none.
In general with bad copd, carbohydrates make you make more co2 which is harder to get rid of so we say limit simple carbohydrates. Also you may want to avoid sedatives (i.e. Alcohol) particularly prior to sleep as this can worse breathing. You want to avoid heavy meals because it may make your diaphragm work harder to breath.

In brief: None

It is not all or none.
In general with bad copd, carbohydrates make you make more co2 which is harder to get rid of so we say limit simple carbohydrates. Also you may want to avoid sedatives (i.e. Alcohol) particularly prior to sleep as this can worse breathing. You want to avoid heavy meals because it may make your diaphragm work harder to breath.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree

In brief: None

There are no specific foods to avoid with copd.

In brief: None

There are no specific foods to avoid with copd.
Dr. Michael DePietro
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