IMMUNISING IN THE QUARANTINE PERIOD
It wouldn’t be a lot to ask for to keep your immunity strong right now and work towards building a detoxicated body amidst this nationwide roar of the coronavirus.
Now that the world has decided to shut down itself, this is just the right time to eat all the right things and make the most out of the situation while you are working from home. Feeding your body, the right kind of foods is primarily significant for the immune system to boost. Here are a few things that you can add to your breakfast, lunch, or dinner routines and have a powerful body system;
Citrus fruits: One of the reasons why you will see a lot of people turning to vitamin c just after they have caught a cold is because it is extremely good for your immunity, it helps in protecting the white blood cells and fights infections. Foods that are rich in citrus are lemons, limes, oranges, grapes, tangerines, clementine, etc. almost all the fruits have a certain content of citrus in them and since the body does not especially store it, it’s easy to add it to your meal.
Red bell peppers: Fruits are not the only source of vitamin c, you can also get it from vegetables like red bell peppers. And having said that, one red bell paper has twice as much as vitamin c in comparison to citrus. They are high on beta carotene and boost your immune system immensely and keeps the skin healthy as well. They are good for the eye as well.
Broccoli: There is a lot of vitamins and minerals in this one and is packed with vitamins a, c, and e. it has antioxidants and fiber, it is one of the most healthy vegetables ain its family and the cheat code for this one is to cook it as little as you can. It helps in keeping all these minerals and vitamins intact.
Garlic: No matter what part of the world you go to or what cuisine you try, this is an essential ingredient for everyone because while it adds a little zing to the dish it also makes sure that it helps your body in controlling the blood pressure and slows down the hardening of the arteries. It fights infections strongly in the human body and has a very high concentration of sulfur-rich compounds like allicin.
Ginger: If you are in India, you would know how Indians turn to this little ingredient of magic after they fall sick, it helps a lot in bringing down the levels of inflammation and reduces the soreness in the throat, it is also very good for nausea. It plays an important role in decreasing chronic pains and helps in lowering the properties of cholesterol.
Spinach: Very high in vitamin c, spinach is full of antioxidants and beta carotene. It increases the ability of your body to fight infections and keeps the immune system strong. And just like we do for the broccoli, this has to be cooked to the least which helps it in retaining the nutrients.
The world is fighting a dangerous virus right now, each country individually is required to stay at home and stay safe. But doing just that will not keep you safe because once you get out you still will be prone to some of the other diseases. If not coronavirus, something else will always be out there, all of us need to make sure we eat right and keep our bodies in our capacity ready to fight whatever is thrown at us. Make sure you include all these things mentioned above in the list in your food to boost your immunity and stay strong. We hope we have helped you in ensuring that your body gets better in the line of health and you are prepared for a healthier tomorrow.