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Foods That Help You Boost Your Immune System

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Written by Walija Ishtiaq

COVID’19 has confined everyone in our home and it doesn’t seem to go anywhere. All we need in these critical situations is a strong immune system to fight the novel Coronavirus pandemic. You don’t necessarily need medications for that. There are a lot of foods that can boost your immunity.

A list of foods that boost the immune system is given below

BLUEBERRIES:

 Blueberries contain a type of flavonoid called anthocyanin, which has antioxidant properties that can help boost a person’s immune system.

DARK CHOCOLATE:

Dark chocolate contains an antioxidant called theobromine, which may help to boost the immune system by protecting the body’s cells from free radicals.

BROCCOLI:

It contains potent antioxidants, such as sulforaphane. Eating the vegetable regularly can do the trick.

SPINACH:

Spinach may boost the immune system, as it contains many essential nutrients and antioxidants, including flavonoids, carotenoids, vitamin C & E. Vitamin C & E helps to build up your immune system.

GREEN TEA:

Green tea contains very little amount of caffeine and is a rich source of antioxidants. It contains flavonoids, which may reduce the risk of a cold.

ALMONDS:

Almonds are an excellent source of Vitamin E, manganese, and magnesium. A handful of almonds is a healthful snack and it benefits the immune system.

RED BELL PEPPER:

If you want to avoid the sugar in fruits, It’s the best alternative of any other Vitamin C source. Eating it regularly can help you strengthen the immune system.

TURMERIC:

Curcumin present in turmeric is an excellent way to improve immunity and you may easily find it in your homes

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