With change in the weather comes allergies and respiratory infections! If you frequently suffer from allergic reactions, common cold, cough, fever, rashes etc. then you probably have low immunity. It is so important to keep your body’s defense mechanism running on top and your immunity all high all the time to keep diseases and infections away and to stay unhealthy and for longer!
One example is the recent pandemic of the Novel Corona virus that affected elderly the most because of their low resistance power. So what exactly can you do to keep your defense mechanism stronger? Simply consume these immunity boosting foods regularly-
Turmeric is quite known for its healing and immunity boosting benefits which is why golden milk is so popular! Turmeric contains curcumin which makes it so potent of an ingredient that is great for keeping your resistance power stronger.
Blueberries are rich in antioxidants that fights free radicals and keeps your immunity stronger. Blueberries contain flavonoid called anthocyanin that is responsible for all its anti-oxidant effects.
Dark chocolate is rich in anti-oxidants called thebromine that fights free radicals and keeps your immunity stronger just as blueberries! Make sure to have some dark chocolate everyday!
CITRUS FRUITS (VIT C)
Vitamin C is a great immunity booster that helps increase the production of white blood cells and help fight infections and antigens that invade the body. Make sure to add grapefruits, lemon, oranges, sweet limes etc. to your diet.
Spinach is rich in flavonids, carotenoids, vitamin C and vitamin E which is so essential to make your resistance power stronger! Spinach has got it all! Add spinach in your salads, soups, shakes etc.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It also has anti-microbal properties that keep you healthy. Have ginger tea and/or add it to your regular meals.
YOGURT, KEFIR, SAUERKRAUT ETC.
Fermented foods like yogurt, kefir, pickled cabbage or veggies etc. contain lactic acid and lactic-acid producing bacteria that help fight infections in yoir body and also boost immunity.