Immunity Boosting foods You must try

Immunity Boosting foods You must try

Consuming immunity boosting food is the need of the day.

Hope you are doing good. As we take a look at the numbers of patients with COVID19, it feels that we should protect ourselves by staying at home and also eating food which is immunity boosting.

What is immunity?

Immunity is nothing but an ability of an organism to resist a particular infection. Boosted immunity can help in protecting anybody from the infections. As of now, we all are battling the spread of COVID19. The lockdown has also posed some restrictions on the food that we have. So, here is a simple list of foods which you can try while in lockdown.

Immunity Boosting

  • Citrus Fruits
    • Known for increasing the production of White Blood Cells, Citrus fruits are available widely across the market. They are native to some countries and some places. You can stock them for a couple of weeks.
      • Orange
      • Lemon
      • Lime
      • Grapefruit
  • Red Bell Peppers
    • Keep up your dose of Vitamin C along with Beta Carotene, by including Red bell peppers in your diet. Apart from boosting immunity, it keeps the skin and eyes healthy.
  • Broccoli
    • Loaded with many vitamins and minerals, broccoli has vitamins C, Vitamin A and E. It is rich with Antioxidants and fiber. But it is important not to overcook broccoli.
  • Garlic
    • Used in many food preparations across the world, Garlic is known for its immunity boosting properties. Some sulfur containing compounds bring all the goodness to Garlic in terms of immunity.
  • Ginger
    • A sure shot medicine for sore throat, ginger is known for its anti inflammatory property. It also helps to lower the chronic pain and reduces cholesterol.

So far, we have been able to stay indoors to prevent the spread of infection. Usage of the above immunity boosting food is harmless. It in fact, has innumerable benefits. Are you going to try these 5 foods to boost your immunity?

Snehal Joshi

Snehal is a Certified Nutrition Coach by National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is writing about her persuits of Nutrition Science since last 4 years.

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