TOP 20 FOODS FOR BOOSTING YOUR IMMUNITY

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Today I’ll list out the top 20 foods that are beneficial for boosting the immune system of the body.

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Basically, Immunity is the body’s defense mechanism which helps it fighting against certain infections and pathogens.

It is really important to have a well balanced diet and a good lifestyle to boost your immunity naturally.

There are various foods which serve as natural anti-inflammatory compounds and are highly rich in antioxidants that prevent our body from free radical damage.

We don’t always need medical supplements to keep ourselves fit and healthy. Acquiring a healthy lifestyle, maintaining a healthy weight and following a committed routine helps a lot with reducing stress levels in the body, ultimately boosting your immunity.

What are the various foods which you can have in your daily diet which might help in boosting your immunity?

Lemon

  • These tangy little balls are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants.
  • They help in preventing our body from free radical damage.
  • Lemons are rich in fiber which helps in promoting a good digestion.
  • Drinking warm lemon water every morning gives a kick to your metabolism and helps to reduce weight.
  • Lemon also helps in cutting down the stubborn fat.
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Ginger

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  • Ginger has a powerful compound β€œgingerol” which have medicinal properties.
  • It also helps in reducing pain and soreness in muscles which makes it a good natural analgesic.
  • Helps in maintaining the blood sugar levels in the body.
  • Have anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Boosts metabolism.
  • Good for digestion.

Garlic

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  • Garlic contains sulphur compounds which help in the digestive system of the body.
  • It also acts as a potent anti-inflammatory agent.
  • It has also been use as an analgesic.
  • You can easily add garlic to your food to enhance the flavor and protecting your body side by side.
  • Some researchers have also proven that garlic has helped in reducing blood pressure in individuals.
  • Garlic also helps in reducing the cholesterol levels in the body.
  • It promotes heart health.
  • Also rich in antioxidants which help in preventing free radical damage in the body.

Turmeric

  • β€œCurcumin” , a compound present in turmeric have medicinal properties.
  • It has been known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
  • Turmeric acts as a great antimicrobial agent.
  • It helps in promoting heart health and reducing the cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Also rich in antioxidants.
  • Researchers have shown that turmeric acts really well on patients suffering with arthritis.

Spinach

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  • This green leafy vegetable is rich in vitamin A, C and K.
  • Also contains magnesium, iron and manganese.
  • It helps in reduction of oxidative stress in the body.
  • Reduces the blood pressure levels.
  • Good for eye health.
  • Helps in increasing hemoglobin level.

Beetroot

  • Beetroots are a rich source of iron and antioxidants.
  • It helps in detoxifying the liver.
  • Keep the blood pressure in check.
  • Have very little calories but are rich in nutrients.
  • Good for the gut health as they are rich in fibers.
  • Fights inflammation the body.
  • Helps in maintaining a healthy weight.

Orange

  • Acting as a rich source of vitamin C, antioxidants and fiber, this nature candy proves extremely Beneficial for the health.
  • Promotes a good immune system.
  • Good for your skin and gut health.
  • Helps in reducing cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Checks the blood sugar levels.
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Kiwi

  • You can have either kiwi green/ gold in your diet.
  • They are rich in vitamin C antioxidants which protects the body from free radical damage.
  • It contains an enzyme actinidain which is very helpful in the breakdown of proteins.
  • Manages the blood pressure.
  • Supports the immune system.

Blueberry

  • These super fruits are rich in antioxidants.
  • Helps in strengthening the immunity.
  • Prevents risk of developing heart disease.
  • Good for brain health.
  • Helps in maintaining blood sugar levels in the body.
  • Cut down the damage which has been resulted from a high fatty diet.
  • Rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Salmon

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  • It a great source of healthy fats.
  • Rich in zinc which helps in boosting immunity.
  • Anti-inflammatory in nature.
  • Good for promoting a healthy skin.
  • Improves memory.
  • Acts as a nutritional powerhouse.

Eggs

  • Rich source of protein
  • Good vitamin D content.
  • Contains selenium and riboflavin (vitamin B2).
  • Provides vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin B5.
  • Good source of iron, iodine and phosphorous.

Chicken

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  • This lean meat serves as a good source of protein.
  • Makes your bones strong.
  • Chicken soup also acts as a stress reliever.
  • Helps in boosting immunity.
  • Good for weight loss..

Mushroom

  • It contains varying degrees of protein and fiber.
  • Act as an antimicrobial agent.
  • Powerful antioxidant.
  • Prevents damage to cells and tissue in the body.

Probiotics

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  • It helps in balancing the good bacteria in the body which are extremely beneficial for your gut health.
  • Yogurt, buttermilk, kefir, acts a s a great source of probiotics.
  • Helps in supporting the immune system.
  • Good for the heart health.

Infused tea

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  • You can try ginseng tea, Japanese match tea or green tea regularly.
  • They have anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Helps in boosting immunity.
  • Improves metabolism.
  • Good for brain health.
  • Helps in reducing fat.
  • Beneficial for heart health.
  • Lowers cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Promotes a healthy weight.

Tomato

  • It contains lycopene, which is an antioxidant.
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease.
  • Contains vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin K, acting as a great source of nutrition to the body.
  • Rich in fiber making it good for the digestive system.

Nuts

  • Almonds, walnuts, Brazil nut, cashew, pistachios serve as a great source of vitamin E, which is a powerful antioxidant.
  • Keeps you fuller for a longer period of time.
  • Maintains cholesterol levels.
  • Good for promoting heart and brain health.
  • Benefits your skin health.
  • Rich in fiber vitamins and minerals.

Seeds

  • Pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds act as a great source of nutrition and fiber.
  • You can also read the article on seeds to sow in the system for more details.

Extra-virgin olive oil

  • This oil serves as a great source of antioxidants and monounsaturated fats, which helps in promoting the heart health.
  • It reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Anti-inflammatory in nature.
  • May provide protection against stroke.

Broccoli

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  • These contain sulphoraphanes which are anti-inflammatory and strengthen the immune system.
  • Promotes bone health.
  • Contains a good amount of potassium calcium, selenium, magnesium.
  • Rich source of vitamin A, C, E, K and B.

So, this was all for today.

Hope you found it useful.

You can also watch my YouTube video for tips in boosting your immunity.

Take care πŸ˜‡

Stay safeπŸ₯°

5 thoughts

  1. This is the real vaccine which is available in our surrounding for covid or any other virus or bacteria
    Thanks 4 awareness
    N remind us the immune booster around us

  2. I actually LOVE 19.5 foods from this list (the 0.5 is for salmon, I love smoked salmon but hate it in other forms). I especially love lemon and ginger and garlic, these 3 are my staples in winter!

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