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Manage Day to Day

A Healthy Diet May Help

Eating a diet rich in fiber from whole grains

may be beneficial to people with COPD.*

*Talk to your healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet.

Day–to–day tips for living with COPD

In addition to your treatment plan, there are things you can do each day, both indoors and outside of your home, to help manage your COPD:

True or false?

Too much dairy leads to
excess mucus and cough.

Incorrect!

This statement is false. While some products like milk, cheese, and yogurt may thicken mucus, dairy products do not typically increase mucus production or worsen a cough.

Correct!

This statement is false. While some products like milk, cheese, and yogurt may thicken mucus, dairy products do not typically increase mucus production or worsen a cough.

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