5 Super foods to boost your immune system (Part-2)

Continuing the series on 5 Super foods to boost your immune system

Spinach (Palak):Spinach : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Spinach made our list not just because it’s rich in vitamin C but also because it’s packed with numerous antioxidants and beta-carotene, which may increase the infection-fighting capability of our immune systems.

Green Tea: Green Tea : Spinach : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Polyphenols, potent plant antioxidants, are what’s believed to give green tea its immune-boosting effects. To maximize the benefits and minimize bitterness, use just-below-boiling water and steep green tea no more than a minute or two.

A little lemon and honey can also help blunt the bitterness. But don’t add milk, because the proteins will bind to the polyphenols, making them ineffective.

Aloe Vera: AloeVera : Spinach : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Aloe Vera is a powerful immune modulator [stimulator]. It has the effect of enhancing the immune system function through improved digestion. Aloe vera acts as a potent anti-inflammatory agent, stopping the damage and leakage of the intestinal wall, thereby taking the stress off the immune system. It increases the number and intensity of all immune cells in the body.

Red Bell Pepper (Red capsicum):

red-pepper : 5 super food to boost your immune system

These are known to contain a rich source of Vitamin C as well as beta carotenes. Red bell peppers help fight disease-causing germs very quickly and also keep the skin radiant and rejuvenated.

Gooseberry (Amla): awla : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Gooseberry is the richest source of Vitamin C which is responsible to increase immunity. With increased immune system body is resistance towards common disease like flu, cough and also prevent infections. Gooseberry restores vitality and rejuvenates all bodily systems.

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Broccoli: The new age super food

Broccoli super food

Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large, flowering head is eaten as a vegetable. It offers innumerable health benefits. Being low in calories, high in fibre and rich in nutrients makes it an excellent choice for those who want to fight the extra kilos. Continue reading Broccoli: The new age super food