suffering from a cold/sinus congestion, should dairy products be avoided
(specifically milk/ice cream)? I've heard they produce more mucus,
worsening the congestion. Leslee
Answer: Dear Leslee,
Research studies have not found
any correlation between milk and the production of mucus. The consumption
of foods high in fat, like milk, can create a coating sensation in
the back of the throat making people believe extra mucus is being
People that are allergic to milk
can suffer from mucus production. If a person is not allergic, it
is ok to drink lowfat milk when having a cold.
You can see more information at:
exactly does milk do to the body?
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