Boost Your Immune System

When looking to prevent colds, flu or any other virus, we often tend to go to the pharmacy and look for medicine. In reality, the vitamins and minerals we need to improve our immune systems are not only found in drug stores but at grocery stores.

Feeding your body certain foods can help make our immune system stronger, which ultimately will help you stay healthier throughout the year by reducing the chances of getting viruses. Here are some of those foods:

  • Citrus Fruits: These fruits are high in vitamin C which is known to help give your immune system a boost. They can help your immune system produce white blood cells which are the ones that fight infections.
  • Red Bell Peppers: Red bell peppers contain almost 3 times the amount of vitamin C as an orange. It’s also a good source of vitamin A which helps our bodies with its immune function and also helps us have normal functioning of organs.
  • Garlic: Garlic is known for giving food a delicious flavor but it also contains immune-boosting properties because of the allicin in it. Allicin is a strong antibiotic which may help the body resist or destroy viruses.
  • Ginger: Ginger contains gingerol which has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
  • Turmeric: Turmeric is high in curcumin which helps boost our immune system by helping our bodies function at its best capacity.


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