My City Woman's blog on foods that boost immunity

Top 5 Super Food To Boost Immunity

We women are always on the run. We need to take care of everything from household, office, kids and look after every single member of the family. Even if we get unwell for a day, calls for a whirlwind of chaos in our lives and those around us. No one wants to falls sick for sure. Learn how to improve immunity, so you keep well and help make life easier for us. After all, prevention is always better than cure.

1. YogurtMy City Woman's blog on how to increase body immunity

 This contains “good bacteria” that aids digestion and boost the immunity of the body. You can consume it directly or make a smothie with your favourite fruit in it. This one is definitely a tasty way to keep healthy.

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2. Green tea

Regular consumption of green tea has been associated with reduced risk of cancer (including breast colorectal and prostate cancer) and improved brain function and higher immunity. It is also known to slow down the ageing process.  It also boosts the metabolism resulting in weight loss. Really this is one super food we need to reach out to!

My City Woman's tip-vitamin d is good for immune system3. Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps identify and destroy bacteria that makes us sick, according to Adit Ginde, M.D., M.P.H., a public health researcher at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. Though our body produces this vitamin from the sun, you make want to take in food rich in this one. These include dairy products, cod liver oil, egg yolk and fortified breakfast cereals.

4. FruitsMy City Woman recommends that fruits are good for health

Fruits like blueberries and dark coloured grapes are the storehouse of  phytochemicals, antioxidants that boost immunity. It has cancer fighting properties and is known to reduce risk of heart diseases.

5. DarkMy City Woman recommends that green vegetables are good for health green vegetables

These are loaded with vitamins like A, K, B6,B9 and C. They also have minerals needed by our body like magnesium and potassium. Broccoli, spinach, leeks, lettuce, and kale are members of this super food.

Including these in your diet may not be as difficult if you set your mind to it. It is always better to intake these as part of the  daily diet than take additional supplements. Additional vitamin or mineral dosages should only be taken under medical supervision. Higher than needed level of any of these may create health issues than resolving them.

Hope you make healthier choices and include them in your diet and that of your family members.

Stay Healthy and Stay Well!

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