Source: http://health.usnews.com | Story Posted: January 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Maximize Your Calories with COPD

For those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), every calorie counts, according to U.S. News & World Report.

For those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), every calorie counts, according to U.S. News & World Report. The average person burns 100 calories per day breathing while a person with COPD uses 430-720 calories a day for the same activity. Dietitians advise people with COPD change their diets to ensure they meet their nutritional needs For example, they should get extra calories from heart-healthy fats, such as canola oil.