The production of mucus is done by the mucous membranes.
it’s preventive barrier that keeps away tiney particles like bacteria and dust from entering the body.
in fact our stomachs inner walls are coted with a layer of mucus as a defense from the highly acidic environment.
on the bright side you can control mucus production by avoiding foods like diary product as they can cause mucus build up.
1) soy but consuming to much of it can trigger the production of mucus more than any other plant food.
it can increase the likelihood of phlegm build up in the body more so when you’re already feeling under the weather.
2) diry product.
contain casein molecules which triggers phlegm production casein is also hard to digest and putrefies quickly leading to sinus infection.
what’s more diry has lactose a type of sugar that further increases the secretion of mucus.
3) processed foods.
preservatives, sweeteners, thickeners.
such artificial ingredients can contribute to mucus build up.
another mucus producing food?.
those High in histamine,
4) histamine rich food.
some foods are a natural source of histamine.
a compound released by the body as an allergic response.the common histamine rich foods that can cause phlegm after eating.
caffeine can weaken the esophageal sphincters and let stomach acid back up into the esophagus and throat.
such sphincters are vital as they direct food and fluids in the right path and present stomach acid from going back up into the, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, especially for people with an acid reflux condition like.laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR).
eating this beloved snack can cause excess mucus