• Remana Jamal

How to Boost Your Immune System With Food?

Updated: May 29, 2019




When your immune system is weak, it’s easier for your body to get sick. Think of your immune system as your bodyguard, the stronger it is the fewer colds you’ll get.

You can boost your immune system by adding some natural immune booster foods to your diet.

One of the main popular vitamins for a stronger immune system is Vitamin C; people can have them in supplements or naturally from food. So lets talk more about immune boosting foods.




· Vitamin C

It’s considered to be important for the immune system because it helps to produce white blood cells (immune cells).

A few great examples are citrus fruits, berries, pineapple, watermelon, red bell peppers, papaya, kiwi, spinach, kale, and broccoli.





· Garlic

It can actually fight infections because it has antiviral and antibacterial effects.


· Ginger

It’s one of the powerful ingredients for a better immune system. It clears out toxins and fights infectious diseases (bacteria & viruses).



· Turmeric

The yellow component in turmeric “curcumin” activates the immune cells in our bodies to fight infections and inflammations.






· Probiotics

Probiotics are the good kind of bacteria that help fight infections by boosting your immune system.

A few examples are, yogurt, pickles, miso soup, and kombucha.








Adding the food mentioned above to your diet will guarantee you a strong immune system. Don't wait until you catch a flu to start eating healthy, start now and build your immune system and say goodbye to sickness.











Sources

https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/foods-that-boost-the-immune-system

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17211725

https://draxe.com/how-to-boost-your-immune-system/

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