News24LAST UPDATED: Nov. 20, 2020, 4:52 p.m.
NEW DELHI (DIVYA SAINI): Corona Pandemic has changed everyone’s life and everyone is concerned to boost their immunity to protect oneself from the Corona virus.
Here are some foods that will help you boost your immunity
1. Turmeric powder
Turmeric contains powerful anti-inflammatory compound called curcumin which activates the production of T-cells, which are the main cells fighting for your health in your immune system and helps to prevent illness.
2. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that supports healthy immune function, and can help prevent and can reduce many illnesses from the common cold to even certain forms of cancer. Some of the most optimal forms of natural Vitamin C include citrus fruits, bell peppers and berries. It helps build up your immune system. Vitamin C is increase the production of white blood cells, which are key to fighting infections.
3. Stay Hydrated
While it may sound simple, but staying hydrated is very significant for all of us. Not only does the loss of body water accelerate aging, fluids also helps in eliminating the toxins from the bloodstream and kidneys. Coconut water and Green tea are considered best fluids which helps to remove toxins and keep your body hydrated.
Proteins are essential nutrients for human body. They are one of the building blocks of body tissue and can also serve as a fuel source. As a fuel, proteins provide as much energy density as carbohydrates. When it comes to preventing and fighting off colds, vitamin E works best, this powerful antioxidant is key to a healthy immune system. Nuts, such as almonds, cashew, Walnuts are packed with the vitamin and also have healthy fats. Omega-3 fatty acids are good for immunity, These good fats are found in nuts and seeds such as flax or chia seeds. They help build a good and healthy immune system.
5. Herbal tea
Homemade Tea with common kitchen spices and ingredients is a safe way to combat seasonal flus and infections like cold and cough. With the change in weather, these warm tea may be a good option to improving your immunity. This immunity-boosting drink is made with common Indian spices like cardamom, fresh turmeric, cloves, black pepper, basil leaves, cinnamon and ginger. Boil all these ingredients for 20-30 minutes, you can also add jaggery.
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