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Smoking is the Leading Cause of COPD

Types of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 16 million Americans are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD refers to a group of diseases, such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, that makes it difficult to breath. Some of the symptoms of COPD include coughing, wheezing, and shortness of ...
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Association between exclusive pipe smoking and mortality from cancer and other diseases.

Pipe smokers may be much more liable to die from stroke, coronary heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cancers of the oropharynx, esophagus, larynx, lungs, colon, rectum, and pancreas.

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Do vegetables and fruits reduce the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A case-control study in Japan.

Generous consumption of vegetables may confer individuals with significant protection against chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Cured meat consumption, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among United States adults.

Fondness for cured meats may raise an individual's risk of having COPD.

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The effect of dietary antioxidant on the COPD risk: the community-based KoGES (Ansan-Anseong) cohort.

Adopting a dietary pattern that encourages the consumption of foods high in antioxidants, especially vitamin C and E, may help to halt the onset of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Prospective study of dietary fiber and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women and men.

Habitual intake of fiber-rich foods, particularly whole grains, may contribute positively to the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Dietary fiber, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study.

An improvement in lung function and a decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk is associated with frequent consumption of fiber-laden foods.

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Processed red meat intake and risk of COPD: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

​Regular consumers of processed meats may be at increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Developing COPD: a 25 year follow up study of the general population.

​Cigarette smokers are more likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than non-smokers.

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Consumption of cured meat and prospective risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in women.

High intake of cured meats may elevate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) development risk in women.

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