10 Best Foods to Eat to Boost Your Immune Health

10 Best Foods to Eat to Boost Your Immune Health

We at Eat.mv are delighted to share our 10 Best Foods to Eat to Boost Your Immune Health. These foods support immune function and nourish the body with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. * we also recommend consuming these foods on a regular basis to support immune health.

 

10 Best Foods to Eat to Boost Your Immune Health

 

1. GARLIC

Garlic is an immune health hero! * We love to sauté garlic and onion before adding to homemade soup recipes.

2.  GINGER

Ginger helps support the immune system. * Ginger is also great if you’re feeling nauseous and to soothe an upset stomach. We personally love adding fresh ginger to hot water with lemon. We also recommend adding fresh ginger to your morning smoothies.

3. TURMERIC

Turmeric contains a compound known as curcumin, which as anti-inflammatory properties that can support immunity. * Consume turmeric with black pepper. Black pepper can help the body absorb curcumin.

4. BANANAS

Bananas contain zinc, vitamin A and potassium. Go for ripe bananas with brown spots, which are gentle on digestion.

5. CITRUS FRUITS

Citrus fruits are packed with antioxidant vitamin C! Oranges are a great snack or add fresh lemon juice to smoothies or hot tea. We love making fresh homemade juice with citrus fruits.

6. GREEN VEGGIES

People often think of citrus fruits when they think vitamin C. However, broccoli provides 81 milligrams in just one cup, which is more than the Recommended Daily Intake. We recommend adding broccoli to homemade soups. You can also toss a few pieces of broccoli in a smoothie!

7. SWEET POTATOES

Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, a carotenoid that converts into vitamin A, which supports immune health.

8. PUMPKIN SEEDS

Pumpkin seeds contain antioxidants, magnesium, fibre, healthy fat as well as zinc. Zinc supports a strong immune system, wound healing and cell growth.

9. GREEN TEA

Green Tea contains flavonoids, which may support immune health.*.

 10. SOUP!

Soup can help hydrate the body as well as nourish with immune supporting ingredients. *