How do you care for your voice? What should you eat or drink? What will hurt the vocal cords? You will find the answers to these questions and more in the following lines.
To keep a clear and sonorous voice, you have to stay away from mucous-forming foods like red mead, diary products and cheese. These products tend to make you form a little extra mucous in your throat which can get in the way of your singing.
They also take a long time to digest and drain your energy in the process, as opposed to giving you energy. Light foods that could give sustenance and energy while you perform are ideal.
Eating big meals before going on stage could hinder your singing by affecting your breathing. This is because so much goes on in your stomach during digestion and could get in your way of reaching high notes. Digestive "burbs" may come up while you are on stage and cause embarrassment.
It is therefore advisable not to eat anything four hours before performance...
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