Healthy Hearing Foods

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sev-banana-smoothie-deYes, you read it right, what we eat can
affect our Hearing health. According to www.healthyhearing.com, there are studies proving that what we eat can play a role in our hearing health.

Here’s a sample menu!

Breakfast:

Powerhouse smoothie with any of the following ingredients to give your day a boost!

Bananas – rich in Potassium for maintaining fluid in your inner ear.

Mango- contains 20 vitamins and minerals

Kale – adds antioxidants to any mix

Yogurt- contains potassium and magnesium, which has been linked to prevent noise-induced hearing loss by eliminating free radicals caused by loud noises.

Ward off Ear Infections for Lunch!

According to healthy hearing, they suggest a spinach salad with a tangy vinaigrette. “Spinach packs a lot of the aforementioned folic acid necessary for cell regeneration, as well as magnesium and vitamins A, C and K. If you need a  little extra energy, toss in dark meat chicken, which is rich in zinc. Zinc boosts the body’s immune system and can help ward off ear infections. Nuts like cashews, almonds and peanuts do this as well, so take a handful to snack on throughout the day.”

Dinner

More Zinc! Healthyhearing.com suggests, Pork and beef as rich sources in zinc.. Zinc is also found in oysters,

They also recommend eating more vegetables, “Most vegetables have a healthy supply of vitamins and minerals, so you’re pretty safe to pick the side of your choosing, as long as it came from Momma Nature. Broccoli and potatoes, for instance, are rich in magnesium, folic acid and potassium.”

 

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