Covid-19 has took over the world and there are tens of thousands of cases recorded daily, people with weak immune system are at higher risk of contracting corona virus. Since there are no signs of vaccine development shortly, it’s better to wear mask and follow Standard operating procedure everywhere you go. As long as there is no vaccine to covid-19, the least possible measures besides following SOPs is to improve your immune system and build-up better immunity to fight back with disease. When there is foreign substance detected in our body, B lymphocytes begin to develop antibodies to fight antigen to completely neutralize them, therefore, it’s important know about the source of immune boosting food.
Citrus Fruit is a great source of Vitamin C and help the body to produce white cells, the production of white cells is substantial to develop immunity. All citrus fruits are vitamin rich and regarded as vitamin rich.
Red Bell Pepper are also one of the vital source of Vitamin C and contain competitive quantity with citrus fruit. Red bell pepper are also Beta Carotene rich and besides boosting immunity, they keep the skin fresh and healthy.
White blood cells are the source of antibodies and fight virus and bacteria. KIWI is rich with nutrients that help in development of white blood cells by providing Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium and folate.
Oxidation occurs from food source also and produces free radicals as a result of digestion. There free radicals damage cells and weak immunity. Broccoli is one of the most nutrient rich vegetable you can eat and it’s an amazing source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Antioxidants and Vitamin E.
Ginger is also helpful in decreasing inflammation, nausea and sore throat. It is rich with Vitamin B-2 and B-6, potassium, magnesium, zinc and folate.
Try including nutrient and vitamin rich fruits, vegetable and poultry products in your diet, however, be mindful with the dosage and consume enough according your body need.