10 Foods To Empower Your Immune System

We are what we eat, that’s the rule.

Feeding your body with certain foods may help keep your immune system strong. In this way you can prevent winter colds and the flu, you will feel stronger and full of energy.

These are the Top 10 most powerful immune system boosters:

1. Lemons and oranges

lemon and oranges

Vitamin C helps to increase the production of white blood cells, fundamental to fighting infections.

2. Garlic

the properties of garlic

Garlic is a must-have for your health. Used in almost every cuisine of the world, garlic is incredibly powerful in fighting infections. Garlic may also help lower blood pressure and slow down hardening of the arteries.

3. Broccoli

the properties of broccoli

Broccoli is a superconconcentrated of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. Cook it as little as possible to preserve its properties!

4. Ginger

the properties of ginger

Ginger may help decrease inflammation and inflammatory illnesses. Ginger is also helpful in fighting nausea, diarrhea and chronic pain.

5. Spinach

the properties of spinach

Spinach is not only rich in vitamin C, but it also owns numerous antioxidants and beta carotene, which may increase the infection-fighting ability of our immune systems.

6. Kiwi

the properties of kiwis

Kiwis are naturally full of essential nutrients, like potassium, vitamin K, and vitamin C.

7. Yogurt

the properties of yogurt

Try to get plain yogurts rather than the kinds that are loaded with sugar. You can sweeten it yourself with healthy fruits and honey!

8. Almond

the properties of almond

Nuts, such as almonds, are full of vitamin E (indispensable to prevent colds) and also have healthy fats. A half-cup of almonds gives the ideal quantity of vitamin E in a day.

9. Tumeric

the properties of tumeric

Key ingredient in many curries, tumeric has been used for years as an anti-inflammatory in treating both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

10. Sunflower seeds

the properties of sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds are full of properties and nutrients, including phosphorous, magnesium, and vitamin B-6. They’re also powerful antioxidants.