The Respiratory System

Responsible for oxygenating your body and expelling carbon dioxide

Discover why this body system is so important, five effective ways to enhance your respiratory health, and a fantastic product specifically designed to support a healthy respiratory system.

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Why is the Respiratory System Important?

A healthy respiratory system ensures that your body gets the oxygen it needs for all its functions, leading to increased energy levels, improved stamina, and overall better physical performance. You are likely to experience fewer respiratory infections, such as colds and flu, and have a lower risk of developing chronic conditions like asthma and COPD.

A poorly functioning respiratory system can lead to chronic respiratory issues, decreased lung capacity, and frequent infections. Conditions such as chronic bronchitis, asthma, and emphysema can significantly impact your quality of life, causing symptoms like shortness of breath, persistent cough, and reduced ability to engage in physical activities.

Maintaining a healthy respiratory system is crucial for overall well-being and an active lifestyle.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Respiratory System Healthy

1. Avoid Smoking and Second Hand Smoke
Smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke damage the lungs and can lead to respiratory diseases. Quit smoking if you smoke, and avoid places where you might be exposed to second hand smoke. Read our blog to find out more about the respiratory system.

2. Exercise Regularly
Regular physical activity strengthens the respiratory muscles, improves lung capacity, and enhances overall respiratory function. Exercises such as walking, jogging, swimming, or cycling for at least 30 minutes most days of the week can help. Practice deep breathing exercises and activities like yoga to improve lung capacity. Find out the best supplements to boost your energy.

3. Maintain Good Indoor Air Quality
Poor indoor air quality can exacerbate respiratory conditions and lead to issues like asthma and allergies. Use air purifiers, regularly clean and vacuum your home, avoid the use of harsh chemicals, and ensure proper ventilation. Avoid harsh cleaning chemicals by opting for natural eco-friendly cleaning products with probiotics.

4. Stay Hydrated
Adequate hydration helps keep the mucosal linings in the lungs thin, facilitating better respiratory function and reducing the risk of infections. Drink plenty of water throughout the day, aiming for at least 8-10 glasses daily. Find out what the best energy drink alternatives are.

5. Avoid Air Pollutants
Exposure to air pollutants can irritate the airways and worsen respiratory conditions. Stay indoors on days when air quality is poor and avoid outdoor activities in high-traffic areas. Use natural and eco-friendly products to reduce indoor pollution and contribute to cleaner air. Keep yourself busy when you're avoiding poor air quality days with these exercises.

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How Lily & Loaf Help Support a Stronger Respiratory System

If you feel that making our suggested lifestyle changes might be challenging, or if you can make these changes but want to accelerate the progress, then we have a great product for you.

Fenugreek & Fennel is our key system product for the respiratory system.

It is a traditional formula used by nutritionists which provides specific nourishment for the lungs. Healthy lung function helps protect the body from seasonal airborne substances, and Fenugreek & Fennel was developed with this in mind.

It contains gel-like compounds known for their ability to soothe tissues, and is a herbal source of Selenium, a vital antioxidant that helps the body utilise oxygen.


We offer a 90-day money-back guarantee on all of our products, so if for any reason you are not satisfied or find that the product did not work for you, we'll give you your money back!


Vicky ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Verified Customer

"Amazing product! Helped my breathing problem in just one dose. I have been a homeopath/naturopath for 38 years & always use Nature’s sunshine/ Lily& Loaf products because they are the best."

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