Top 10 Best Foods To Boost Your Immunity

1. Berries

Berries with bright red, blue, purple, and black colors contain healthy anthocyanins. Many anthocyanins are antioxidants. These chemicals improve immunological health, according to study.

2. Garlic

Garlic is antiseptic, antibacterial, and antifungal and may stimulate the immune system to fight viruses and other diseases.

3. Leafy greens

Leafy greens include vitamin C, beta-carotene, gut-healthy fiber, and hundreds of bioactive chemicals that boost immunity. 

4. Cruciferous vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables directly affect the chemical signal that activates intra-epithelial lymphocytes, a first-line pathogen defense.

5. Sweet potatoes

A medium sweet potato supplies more than 100% of your daily beta-carotene vitamin A." One research found that sweet potatoes may prevent vitamin A deficiency.

6. Citrus fruits

T-cells and natural killer cells benefit from vitamin C and folate. Citrus' primary bioactive components—hesperidin, naringenin, naringin, and narirutin—are anti-inflammatory.

7. Almonds

Almonds provide 4 grams of fiber, healthful unsaturated fat, 6 grams of plant-based protein, magnesium, selenium, copper, zinc, and vitamin E.

8. Seeds

Many cough and cold treatments include selenium. Because selenium stimulates white blood cells, it helps the body fight infections. Eat selenium-rich foods to boost your immune system. 

9. Mushrooms

Google mushrooms and immunity yields approximately 6 million results. Chinese, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman societies used mushrooms to prevent infectious illnesses for thousands of years.

10. Yogurt

The US diet gets most probiotics from yogurt, kefir, and other fermented foods. Lactic acid bacteria improve gut health, promote immune system health, increase nutritional absorption, and lower cancer risk.

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