As the coronavirus spreads, we are hearing about how to reduce exposure and take care of ourselves if we get sick. These are important tips, but we’re not hearing much about how we can boost our immunity so that if we do get exposed to the virus our body can effectively fight back.
Our immune systems are designed to fight off sicknesses and viruses. But unfortunately, the immune system can get worn down by many things typical of a modern life like stress, toxins, lack of excercise and unhealthy eating. This prevents our bodies from effectively fighting off sickness.
With coronavirus continuing to spread, it’s more important than ever to support the immune system. We can do this by making a few key modifications.
Here are 10 common foods that can boost our immunity in preparation for coronavirus:
Garlic has an immune boosting properties from Allicin whichfights infection.
Ginger decreases inflammation, sore throat and other inflammatory illnesses.
3) Citrus Fruits
Adding a squeeze of lemon to our food for more vitamin absorbtion can help boost the immune system because Citrus fruits has vitamin c which helps the White blood cells to fight infection.
4) Green Tea
Green tea is a powerful antioxidant which is parked with flavonoids, a type of antioxidant.
Also anti inflammatory which decreases inflammation.
Broccoli is parked with vitamin A, C and E and also with many other antioxidants.
Yogurt is a great source of vitamin D which regulates the immune system.
Almond which is enriched with vitamin E a key to a healthy immune system.
Spinach is rich in vitamin C which is parked with antioxidants which makes our immune system able to fight infection.
10) Red Bell Pepper
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