During a cold it is better to abandon the use of certain foods
Experts presented the TOP list of products, the use of which, according to them, should abstain from cold. This list of therapists, in particular, made coffee.
Experts pointed out: coffee can interfere with the recovery of the body during infection. They said that contained in the drink caffeine has a diuretic effect, which leads to disruption of water balance, needed for normal immune functions. Also scientists added that the caffeine can stimulate the muscles of the digestive tract and increase diarrhea.
Dehydration is especially harmful in viral or any other infections, warned the doctors. In this regard, they also advised sick people not to drink alcohol.
In addition, in the case of colds, if you have a cough or sore throat, not to drink orange juice. “The orange juice is citric acid, which irritates the already inflamed mucosa of the throat; therefore, juice the throat will be more sore and take longer to recover,” explained the meaning of such a ban health care providers.
Got on the list and sugar products, which include refined sugar. Scientists explained that the high doses of sweet inhibit the activity of white blood cells white blood cells – the main warriors of the immune system that detect and destroy pathogens in the body. According to experts, after eaten sweets or biscuits, the immunity is weakened for a few hours, causing infection is greatly enhanced.
In addition, a cold with a runny nose can harm spicy food, I think therapists. The main component of pepper the capsaicin irritates the nasal passages and may increase the common cold to the state of the “waterfall” they had shared.
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