As the Corona virus disease (COVID-19) is spreading across the globe, the most effective way to fight this epidemic is building a strong immune system. The people with lower immunity are at a greater risk of getting Corona virus infection.
But if you boost your immunity then you can easily prevent Corona virus infection taking over you in addition to all the precautions as suggested by WHO (World Health Organization) and other Medical organizations. So, on Write Views let us discuss about the Top 5 Foods That Can Boost Immunity to help our body fight against the COVID-19 virus.
Citrus fruits are one of the top foods for building a strong immune system that can fight against all kinds of infections. WBC or White Blood Cells are the major building block of our immune system and Citrus fruits have Vitamin C which boosts the production of white blood cells in our body. All Citrus fruits have high quality of Vitamin C. Some popular Citrus fruits are:
Ginger & Garlic
Ginger and Garlic are one of the most common constituents in all cuisines especially when it comes to Indian cuisines. Garlic is well known for fighting infections. It contains sulfur rich compound i.e. Allicin. Allicin reduces inflammation and also have antioxidant benefits. This property of Garlic helps in immune system boosting.
Ginger is another food that helps in decreasing inflammation, chronic pain, nausea and sore throat. These properties of Ginger help giving a boost to our immune system.
Dry Fruits & Nuts
Dry Fruits & Nuts are rich source of Vitamins, Proteins, Minerals, Fibre and Healthy Fats. The most commonly known dry fruits and nuts are Almonds, Anise, Apricots, Cantaloupe Seeds, Cashew nuts, Chestnuts, Coconut, Dates, Dates Dried, Peanuts, Pistachio and Walnuts. These Dry Fruits & Nuts are Super-foods that can boost immunity to a higher extent. Thereby leaving you with a healthy and strong immune system.
Broccolli is a very rich source of Vitamins (A, C, and E), Minerals, Fibre and Anti-oxidants. It is one of the healthiest foods in the world and also helps in boosting your immunity.
Green Tea contains Flavonoids and Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) which are types of Anti-oxidants. Both Flavonoids and EGCG enhance the immune function of your body thereby building a stronger immune system. Green tea is also a great source of L-theanine (an amino acid) which is known for producing anti-germ compounds in our body’s T-cells.
Eating only one or two of these foods daily can help you in giving a overall boost to your immune system. This will help your body fight against any kind of flu or infection in near future.
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