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Lung-Healthy Recipe: Eggs with Avocado and Fresh Berries

Avocados are great sources of folate, which has been shown to have a positive correlation with lung function in COPD patients, as well as lung-healthy vitamin B6. Make sure to choose dark berries like blackberries, blueberries and raspberries, which are rich in antioxidants that can help promote lung health.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • ½ c fresh berries
  • 1 tsp olive oil*
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ avocado

Instructions

  1. Beat the eggs in a small bowl with a whisk or fork.
  2. Wash and drain berries.
  3. Cut avocado into slices.
  4. Heat 1 tsp. of butter in an 8 to 10-inch pan.
  5. Pour beaten eggs into heated pan and cook thoroughly.
  6. Slice washed berries into bite-sized pieces if necessary.
  7. Place eggs on dish with fresh berries and sliced avocado and serve immediately.

Macros

Protein: 20g
Fat: 16g
Carbs: 11g

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* We especially like Bellucci Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil

* Every patient is given a Patient Satisfaction Survey shortly after treatment. Responses to the 11-question survey are aggregated to determine patient satisfaction with the delivery of treatment.

^ Quality of Life Survey data measured the patient’s self-assessed quality of life and measurable quality of improvement at three months of COPD patients.

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