We’ve talked often on this show about the health of our voice and the technique behind it. Today, Tara dives into the other parts of our life that can affect our vocal health and what to do about it. This includes foods to eat, those to avoid and other practices that we can add to our lives to keep our voices going strong.
Building our immune system through:
A relaxed mindset
Finding foods that don’t cause extra or thick mucus to our voices.
Mucus can be heathy for our vocal tract and cords if it is clear and thin.
What are foods that cause extra mucus?
Bread, Pasta, Cereal
Cabbage, Potatoes, Corn and corn products
Anything with refined sugar—so any sweet desserts
Drinks with caffeine—soda, coffee, tea
The foods that can strip healthy mucus are oranges and orange juice.
Foods that keep phlegm away:
Spices like ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, chamomile, turmeric
Meat like salmon, tuna, sardines, flounder, chicken
Fruits you can have—lemons, limes, pineapple, grapefruit, watermelon, apples
Beverages—decaf tea, herbal tea, chicken broth
Pumpkin, seeds, watercress, celery, pickles, cucumbers, onions
Raw honey, especially Manuka honey
More helps for your voice:
Cool mist humidifier
Neti Poti for sinus cleansing
Gargle with warm salt water
Room temp water
Watch how you are talking—pay attention to not straining and take enough breaths. No vocal fry either.
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