Health, Disease & Medicine

Do You Want To Boost Your Immune System? This 5 Foods Will Help You

Everybody wants to be happy except for those who are allergic to hear the word ‘happy’. You can’t find happiness until and unless you make yourself healthy. Isn’t it? In order to make yourself healthy, your immune system must be strong. Feeding yourself with certain fruits can make your immune system strong. Here are some of the foods that will boost your immune system:

Citrus fruits

Do you know why most of the people turn to vitamin C after they have caught a cold? This is because Vitamin C helps in building up your immune system. It is true that Vitamin C helps in the production of White Blood Cell (WBS) which takes the main role in fighting infection. You need to take foods which are high in Vitamin C for continued healthy because it does not produce or store in our body. Almost all the citrus fruits are high in Vitamin C.  Popular Citrus fruit include:

Assorted fresh citrus fruits with leaves

  • Grapefruit
  • Oranges
  • Tangerines
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Clementines
  • Mandarins
  • Kumquats
  • Minneola Tangelos
  • Pomelo
  • Sweetie
  • Ugli

 

Red bell peppersred bell peppers

It contains twice as much Vitamin C as Citrus. They’re also a rich source of beta carotene. Besides boosting your immune system, vitamin C may help maintain healthy skin. Beta carotene helps keep your eyes and skin healthy.

 

 

Broccolibrocolli

Broccoli is known to be the container for vitamins and minerals. It contains Vitamin A, C, and E, as well as many other fiber and antioxidants.

 

 

 

 

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Papaya is another fruit loaded with vitamin C. You can find 224 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C in single papaya. Papayas also have a digestive enzyme called papain that has anti-inflammatory effects. Papayas have decent amounts of potassium, B vitamins, and folate, all of which are beneficial to your overall health.

 

 

Kiwikiwi

Like papayas, kiwi is are naturally full of a ton of essential nutrients, including folate, potassium, vitamin K, and vitamin C. Vitamin C boosts white blood cells to fight infection, while kiwi’s other nutrients keep the rest of your body functioning properly.

 

Further Readings: Health Line

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