Building your immune system has become crucial in the post COVID world. It is the only line that protects you from this deadly virus. Previously we didn’t care much about how our immune system did but this pandemic taught us that a strong immune system can protect you from deadly diseases easily. Today we will list a few food items that are crucial for your immunity.
Broccoli is charged with vitamins and minerals. Along with its rich vitamin A, C and E content it is also rich in fibre and antioxidants.
A lot of people don’t like garlic because of its lingering breath that stays after you eat it. However, it is a great immune booster. It is used in almost every cuisine across the world and in India, we have it in abundance! The heavy concentration of sulphur content like alicin boosts your immunity.
Ginger is such an ingredient that your mother includes it when you are off with a cold or cough. Why so? As it decreases inflammation and sore throat. Ginger may help you will nausea as well. Ginger is used in the form of gingerol also (cold toffees).
- Green Tea
Green and Black tea are rich in flavonoids which is a type of antioxidant. This antioxidant enhances immune function according to various research projects. Green Tea also contains compounds that have germ-fighting compounds.
Turmeric is known for its healing properties. It is used in almost every Indian dish. This spice has been used for years to treat all types of arthiritis. Turmeric contains curcumin which is an immune booster and an antiviral.
So, these are some of the food items and spices that you must have to boost your immune system if you catch a cold or fever.
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