Ever since the Federal Government lifted the lockdown, Nigerians have formed the mantra “May the best immune system win”.
Even though a strong immune system is not the cure for Corona virus infection, a boosted one will keep your immune system functioning optimally, which can help to keep you healthy and definitely protect us from catching any type of virus easily.
Here are 10 foods that boost your immune system; 𝐍𝐨 𝟖 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮
- 𝐘𝐨𝐠𝐮𝐫𝐭 : Cause of the probiotics present. It has healthy bacteria that keeps your intestinal tract free of disease causing germs.
- 𝐑𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐞𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫: Proven to be the richest source of Vit C and beta carotene. Which are essential nutrients that keep your immune system healthy.
- 𝐀𝐥𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐬: This healthy snack is rich in Vit E. They also contain magnese, magnesium and fiber.
- 𝐎𝐚𝐭𝐬: Rich in fiber, can boost your energy and help your immune system fight infections. By ensuring your body is able to clear out toxins.
- 𝐓𝐮𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜 : More than just a cooking spice. Curcumin a compound in tumeric helps boost the immune system.
- 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐜: Garlic keeps blood flowing by preventing the hardening of arteries which prevents toxin build up. It also fights against everyday diseases.
- 𝐆𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫: Contains anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties which helps in protecting the immune system.
- 𝗪𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐧: The juicy fruit is rich in potassium, B6 and glutathione which the body needs for proper functioning. A one 2 cup serving has 30% of the daily value of Vit A and 25% daily value of Vit C.
- 𝐁𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐢 : This is a nutrient packed powerhouse. Provides as much nutrient as Vit C supplies an array of B vitamins like B1, B2, B3 and B6 that help the immune system run in top form. It’s also high in potassium, magnesium and zinc.
- 𝐎𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐬/𝐊𝐢𝐰𝐢: These fruits are an excellent choice for Vit. C and improve function of the immune system.
𝐁𝐨𝐧𝐮𝐬: 𝐒𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟐𝟎% 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐕𝐢𝐭. 𝐀 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝟑𝟎% 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐕𝐢𝐭. 𝐂, 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐧.
Which of these foods are you adding to your diet?