IMMUNE SYSTEM BOOSTERS

Feeding your body certain foods may help keep your immune system strong. If you’re looking for ways to prevent colds, the flu, and other infections, your first step should be a visit to your local grocery store. Plan your meals to include these 15 powerful immune system boosters.

                     

  1. Citrus fruits - Vitamin C is thought to increase the production of white blood cells, which are key to fighting infections.
  2. Red bell peppers - Red bell peppers contain almost 3 times as much vitamin C they’re also a rich source of beta carotene. healthy.
  3. Broccoli - Broccoli is supercharged with vitamins and minerals. Packed with vitamins A, C, and E, as well as fiber and many other antioxidants.
  4.  Garlic –. It adds a little zing to food and it’s a must-have for your health. that it helps lower blood pressure.
  5. Ginger -. Ginger may help decrease inflammation, which can help reduce a sore throat and inflammatory illnesses. Ginger may help with nausea as well
  6. Spinach -Spinach  packed with numerous antioxidants and beta carotene, which may both increase the infection-fighting ability of our immune systems
  7. Yogurt - Yogurt can be a great source of vitamin D. Vitamin D helps regulate the immune system and is thought to boost our body’s natural defenses against diseases.   
  8. Almonds - When it comes to preventing and fighting off colds, vitamin E tends to take a backseat to vitamin C .Nuts, such as almonds, are packed with the vitamin and also have healthy fats
  9. Sunflower seeds-Sunflower seeds are full of nutrients, including phosphorous, magnesium, and vitamins B-6 and E. Sunflower seeds are also incredibly high in selenium.
  10. Turmeric- This bright yellow, bitter spice has also been used for years as an anti-inflammatory in treating both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  11. Green tea - Green tea really excels is in its levels of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), another powerful antioxidant. Green tea has amino acid L-thiamine.it may aid in the production of germfighting compounds in your T cells.
  12. Papaya-.We can find double vitamin c in papayas . Papayas also have a digestive enzyme called papain that has anti-inflammatory effects. Papayas also have potassium, magnesium, and folate. 
  13. Kiwi- Like papayas, kiwis are naturally full of a ton of essential nutrients, including folate, potassium, vitamin K, and vitamin C.
  14. Poultry-. Chicken soup may help lower inflammation, which could improve symptoms of a cold and chicken  is rich in vitamin B-6.
  15. Shellfish -shellfish are packed with Zinc doesn’t get as much attention as many other vitamins and minerals.                                                               

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