The Top 10 Foods to Avoid If You Have Asthma


Some people die from peanut allergies, others from asthma. This nut could be more hazardous. Peanuts, grass, weeds, cats, dust mites, and tree pollen induce asthma.


The natural salicylates are: Beverages with caffeine. A range of spices and herbs. Even OTC painkillers like aspirin.


Sulfite-containing shellfish include shrimp. Second, common dietary allergy. Researchers have connected asthma to allergens. Asthmatics usually have shellfish allergies.


Your deli sandwich pickle may need to be thrown out. Fermented foods like sauerkraut and pickled vegetables contain sulfites as preservatives.

Maraschino Cherries

If you have asthma and sulfites, avoid maraschino cherry. The glass sparkles like diamonds. Lemon and lime juice preservatives in canned and bottled juice may cause asthma.

Beer And Wine

Beer and wine are asthmatics' second-worst foods. Avoid owing to excessive sulfite concentration. Beer and wine may produce wheeze and sneeze from sulfites and histamines.


There is conflicting evidence that milk or other dairy products cause asthma episodes. Some people are milk-allergic, causing asthma and coughing.


Like beer and wine, red wine, cider, sherry, and rice wine vinegar contains sulfites from fermentation. For a punchier flavor, squeeze fresh citrus juice.

Processed Meats

Processed beef stew contains sulfites. They may worsen asthma, but processed meats' high saturated fat content is another reason to avoid them.

Frozen And Instant Potatoes

To prevent potato browning, producers add sulfites like avocados in guacamole. For best results, wedge, bake, or make handmade mashed potatoes.

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