5 Immunity-Boosting Foods By Dr Swati Bathwal

Healthy DietBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamApr 13, 2020

People with weak immunity easily fall prey to the coronavirus. In such a situation, there is a need to take special care of food and drink to increase the immunity of the body. Most of the people who are vulnerable to the Coronavirus are also the ones whose immunity system is weak, which is commonly seen in children and the elderly. Let us know which foods work to increase the body's resistance. Some of them are ginger, garlic, tulsi, spinach, almond, turmeric, papaya, berries, coconut oil, yoghurt, green tea.

  • Citrus fruits- In most diseases, the doctor advises the patient to eat citrus fruits. Vitamin C increases the immune system and makes the body strong to fight cold-phlegm. Citrus fruits include grapes, oranges, tangerines, lemons. To increase immunity, you should consume these fruits regularly.
  • Paprika - Compared to citrus fruits, paprika has twice the vitamin C. It is also found in abundant beta carotene. Apart from boosting the immune system, vitamin C helps to keep the skin healthy. Beta carotene keeps your eyes correct.

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