5 Foods to Eat and Boost Your Immune System

Healthy food for stron immune system

Today we all have must realize that our health is the only real wealth, isn’t it?

The person who has good health conditions and a better immune system is the only rich person in all ways.

This coronavirus pandemic makes us understand how important is to keep your immune system strong.

Due to the busy lifestyle and wrong eating habits we all have today, it directly affects our body and makes us more susceptible to the diseases.

So here are some suggestions for healthy foods to boost our immune system and to make us feel healthy.

You can definitely include these foods into your Nigerian food time table and enjoy a completely balanced diet.

1. Garlic

Garlic is the most common and known herb in our kitchen. It has the specialty to raise the test of our food like curries, soup, pizza, pasta, and many more.it has antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral medicinal properties.

This antiviral property is effective in caught, fever, cold, and also is COVID-19 infection. Garlic is also a rich source of zinc, potassium, calcium, and vitamin C.

Benefits of Garlic

  • Effective in skin health
  • For Better Digestion System
  • Improve brain Functioning
  • Boost Immune System
  • Help in Weight Loss.

2. Ginger

Ginger is healthy and contains testy flavors that play an important role in cooking. It is full of important nutrients which are good for the body and brain.

The unique fragrance and flavor are the specialty of ginger and commonly used in various recipes. It is very much useful in cold, flu and improves our digestive system.

Ginger comes in various forms like powder, fresh form, dry, and can be used to process cosmetics also.

Benefits of Ginger

  • Reduces Muscle pain
  • Helps to improve joint pain and stiffness
  • Lower blood sugar level
  • Reduces menstrual pain
  • Lower cholesterol levels

3. Spinach

Spinach helps to improve our overall health. It is a key source of vitamin C, Vitamin A, magnesium, and iron.

All nutrients boost our immune function and help in cell division. We can get more benefits by eating it a fresh form or we can cook it lightly. Vitamin D and calcium present in spinach make our bone strong.

Benefits of Spinach

  • Good for eyesight and immune system
  • Control hair loss and reduces infection
  • Increases our stamina
  • Reduces heart diseases

4. Orange

One of the most well-known fruits packed with vitamin C. Vitamin C is a good source to avoid many skin diseases.

It has several health benefits.  Most people love to start their day with a glass of orange juice in breakfast which gives us a healthy and refreshing start of the day. It contains Vitamin B6, Anti-oxidants, a carotenoid.

Benefits of Orange

  • Control Blood sugar Level
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Prevent skin cancer, lung cancer
  • Keeps Blood Pressure Under Control

5. Yogurt

Yogurt is one of the most popular dairy products consumed by most of people. It is made by bacterial fermentation.

Lactic acid present in yogurt is responsible for its texture and flavor. It is very nutritious for our health. It reduces heart disease and helps to control weight.

Benefits of Yogurt

  • Good for healthy teeth and bones
  • Boost the digestive system
  • Reduces the risk of osteoporosis.
  • Control cholesterol levels

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