In these uncertain times one of the best things we can do to protect ourselves it to boost our immune system.
This can be achieved by exercising and food consumption.
Below I have listed 8 foods that can help boost your immune system to aide
you in achieving maximum health.
Almonds can serve as a powerful antioxidant to help build your immune system.
Vitamin E is good for helping to prevent and fight colds.
A half of cup of almonds is the recommended daily amount for adults.
Almonds also serve as a healthy fat.
The immune boosting properties in garlic come from a heavy concentration
of sulfur-containing compounds.
Studies have shown that garlic may slow down hardening of the arteries,
and may even help lower blood pressure.
Broccoli is packed with vitamins and minerals.
It contains vitamins A, C, and E
The key to keeping its power intact is to cook it as little as possible, or eat it
4. Citrus Fruits
Vitamin C is thought to increase production of white blood cells, which is
crucial to fighting infections.
Your daily recommended dose of vitamin C is
- 75 mg for women
- 90 mg for men
The most popular citrus fruits include the following:
Spinach is rich in vitamin C and it also packed with numerous antioxidants.
Both can help increase the infection fighting ability of our immune system.
Spinach is healthiest when it is cooked as little as possible.
Turmeric is best known for having anti-inflammatory properties.
It can also aid in treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
High concentrations of curcumin can help decrease exercise- induced
7. Red Bell Peppers
Red bell peppers contain almost 3 times as much vitamin c as an orange.
They also happen to be a rich source of beta carotene.
Studies have shown that ginger may help decrease inflammation.
It also has properties to help with nausea.