Wanting to boost your immune system?
Adding certain foods into your diet can help. A healthy, balanced diet plays a vital role in staying well and naturally keeping your immune system strong.
The following are a summary of foods that will assist you in keeping your defence system healthy.
Pepitas – high in zinc, assist in immune function, protein synthesis, wound healing, DNA synthesis, and cell division.
Apple cider vinegar – full of nutrients, probiotics, enzymes and beneficial bacteria which promotes a healthy gut and overall wellness.
Ginger – natural anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, relieving in all the symptoms associated with a cold: sore throat, congestion, coughing, nausea, etc.
Tea – herbal tea contains plenty of antioxidants to soothe a sore throat and ease congestion.
Garlic – anti-microbial properties that help kill off certain pathogens such as viruses, bacteria and fungus.
Honey – natural anti-bacterial properties that can help to soothe a sore throat and fight off the flu.
Rolled oats – great source of vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants.
Turmeric – anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, aids in the relief of colds, congestion, headache, and sore throats.
Chia or Hemp seeds – high in the essential fatty acids omega 3 and omega 6.
Chilli – high in vitamin C & A, decongestant and relieves a stuffy nose.
Read this article for more information: https://www.goodness.com.au/blog/top-foods-to-strengthen-your-immunity/.