If only your body’s immunity is high, then the probability is that you are hard to be infected or fall sick. Did you know there are quite a few ways that you can do to improve your immune system?

One of them is to live a healthy lifestyle and draft a healthy diet for yourself every day. The immune is made up of a group of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body against viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites.

When the immune system is weak, the germs can easily enter your body and cause infection which will make you fall sick.

Among the infectious disease that can easily attack an individual with a weak immune system is the Covid-19 virus. Healthy food with high nutrient can help improve the immune system’s ability to fight against infection. Among the food that can be consumed to promote your immune system are:

  • Broccoli

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Broccoli contains many fiber and antioxidants and is rich in vitamins A, C, and E. The number of nutrients contained in broccoli that makes it able to maintain and enhance the immune system.

  • Spinach

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The antioxidant contained in spinach is less than that of broccoli. It also contains many beta carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin A which are effective in strengthening the immune system. But avoid cooking spinach for too long so that the nutrients are not wasted.

  • Garlic

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The most commonly used spice in food, containing allicin. The substance is able to maintain the function of the immune system by stimulating the activity and production of white blood cells. Garlic also contains substances that can kill bacteria, viruses, and parasites, and has antioxidant properties that can reduce inflammation, reduce the risk of heart disease, and keep blood pressure normal.

  • Turmeric

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The yellow color of turmeric indicates that this spice contains curcumin. Curcumin is an antioxidant that also plays a role in helping the immune system function. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that are believed to help with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Turmeric also has the potential to reduce the risk of serious illnesses, such as diabetes, dementia, heart failure, and even tumors.

However, the benefits of turmeric as an herbal remedy for various diseases still need to be further investigated.

  • Fruits

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Light-colored fruits are often rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that play an important role in keeping the immune system strong. Some of the best fruit to boost the immune system are papaya, oranges, lemons, chili, peppers, kiwi, mango, guava, and strawberries.

  • Seafood

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Seafood contains a number of essential nutrients, such as protein, omega-3, double-fat fatty acids (PUFA), as well as vitamins and minerals, which are essential to keep the body strong. Good types of seafood to enhance the body’s resistance to fish, oysters, and oysters.

  • Yogurt

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Yogurt is one of the most probiotic-rich foods. Other than yogurt, probiotics are also rich in other fermented foods, such as kimchi or tempeh. Probiotics are good bacteria that can strengthen the immune system and prevent bacterial infections that cause certain diseases, such as diarrhea, urinary tract infections, and AIDS.

To keep your immune system functioning optimally, you need to eat a balanced diet consisting of a variety of foods.

Other than feeding your body with healthy food, other ways to improve your immune system also need to be done by drinking lots of white water, as well as avoiding consumption of alcoholic beverages, foods that are high in sugar, and high in cholesterol.

By Nurul
3rd June 12:02

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