We have natural immune boosters at hand, all we have to do is to discover them and use them wisely.
11 Immune System Boosters
Fruits and Vegetables
By having a balanced diet with raw fruits and vegetables you'll boost your immune system as they will make your body's pH more alkaline than acidic, which will help keep germs away.
You should always maintain a good hydration of your body by drinking a lot of water and avoid drinks with a great level of artificial sweeteners as they suppress the immune system.
Everyone probably knows this by now but taking a Vitamin C as a supplement is always good for building immunity.
They contain iron, biotin and B12 and can help strengthen hair. The iron combats anemia, a reduction of red blood cells that is often an undiagnosed cause of hair loss in women.
Throughout history, elderberries have been used for plenty of different things including colds, flu, fevers, or for burns and cuts. Today, they are used to boost the immune system against viruses.
Garlic or garlic oil
Despite its odor, garlic is another great option when it comes to immune boosting foods. You can chop up fresh garlic cloves and down them with a glass of water. There are also odorless garlic tablets if you don’t want to bring attention to yourself.
We all need a healthy gut, but thanks to processed food and antibiotics, most of us don't have one. You can simply boost your immune system by eating homemade yogurt or consuming capsuled or tablet probiotics.
Ginger helps cleansing the lymphatic system and prevents the accumulation of toxins that make us susceptible to infections, especially in the respiratory system.
This healthy food has soluble fiber which reduces LDL, or "bad" cholesterol.
They are rich in magnesium and can help lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attacks or stroke.
Its extract works as an expectorant and helps your body move mucus from the respiratory tract and helps to calm cough. As a good alternative to pharmacy expectorants, you can try a drop of sage in tea or hot water.
Autumn is here, so let's not leave this moody weather take the best of us and let's eat some of these amazing, healthy and delicious foods. Both our body and spirit will feel better and we will protect ourselves against viruses. It's a win-win situation!