Mucus and Phlegm are effects of congestion in our body. The overproduction of Mucus, however, can wreak havoc on our bodies and it has been linked to all sorts of diseases including cancer.
Mucus can make breathing difficult. In turn, the congestion can make our systems oxygen deprived. When our bodies are starved of Oxygen, it is the perfect breeding ground for disease. Today we share with you the foods that cause Mucus and how to fix it.
Foods That Eliminate Mucus
via Live Love Fruit
Did you know that there are certain foods that produce and eliminate Mucus? This infographic from live love fruit is helpful and shows us that Dairy, Coffee, Alcohol, Eggs and Soy are just some of the main Mucus Offenders.
On the flip side, leafy greens, berries, pineapple, citrus fruit, turmeric, cauliflower, broccoli are foods we should be leaning towards.
What The Color Of Your Phlegm Means
via Style Craze
This Phlegm Color Chart from Stylecraze is very handy and shows us what the different colors of our Mucus mean.
If you are suffering from green mucus, this may be a sign of a bacterial infection. Red or Pink is more serious and could be a sign of Pneumonia, Tuberculosis or potentially Lung Cancer.
Bronchitis and Pneumonia can also be rusty brown mucus. Black mucus can be as a result of smoking or a fungal infection.
Dissolve Mucus From Your System Video
via Life Regenerator
We are including this excellent video from LifeRegenerator on youtube who shares some very interesting information.
We watched the video in its entirety and learned plenty. He shares a homemade recipe using citrus fruits and essential oils and he says it is like a mucus cutter for your system. It is also excellent for Candida. Click Play above to view ^