15. Chicken Soup
Chicken soup contains an amino acid known as cysteine, which can irritate a process that aids in mucus breakdown, leading to a runny nose and cleared sinuses.
14. Warm Drinks
Tea and other hot drinks moisten the mucus membranes that promote the movement of mucus through your sinuses.
13. Foods Rich in Zinc, Vitamin A, C, and E
Vitamin A is known as a membrane conditioner, which helps build healthy mucus membranes in the head and throat. Leafy greens, orange and yellow vegetables, tomatoes, and fruits are known to be rich sources of Vitamin A. Citric fruits such as grapefruit and lemon are rich in vitamin C. Vitamin E is found in nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils, while zinc can be found in red meats, poultry, and seafood.Related: 10 Early Signs to Warn You About Vitamin C Deficiency