How to boost your immune system?

How to boost your immune system?

You need a healthy immune system to fight off viruses that cause COVID-19, cold and the flu. Your immune system defends your body against illness and works hard to keep viruses out. There are many nutrients that help support your immune system, therefore eating a variety of nutrient rich foods will help you keep your immune system strong and healthy.

Here are some food and lifestyle activities that support your immune system:
  • Vitamin A
    • Eggs
    • Carrots
    • Pumpkin
    • Sweet potatoes
  • Vitamin C
    • Oranges
    • Broccoli
    • Cabbage
    • Strawberries
  • Vitamin D
    • Egg yolk
    • Fortified milk
    • Salmon, sardines
  • Vitamin E
    • Nuts
    • Seeds
    • Broccoli
    • Spinach
  • Zinc
    • Nuts
    • Beans
    • Seeds
    • Poultry
    • Seafood
    • Lean meat

  • Lifestyle
    • Reduce stress
    • Hydrate every hour
    • Be active i.e walk, yoga
    • Get adequate sleep 7-8 hours

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