With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus coinciding with the beginning of the flu season, our immune system will be tested to the limit. Here are some ways to boost your immunity to help the body stave off the illnesses.
The old adage of ‘You're what you eat’ is more true than ever. Varieties are key to strengthen our immune system. Some great immune boosting foods are fresh citrus fruits, turmeric, spinach and broccoli. Zinc supplements are also great to strengthen our immune system.
Getting your sweat on is a great booster for your immune system. Don't quit the gym!
Regular and quality sleep is important for the proper functioning of our immune system. Lack of sleep promotes inflammation, which makes our body susceptible to sickness.
Stress also promotes inflammation in our body. This is a stressful time for everybody. Take some time out to relax and let the steam out of your system. Try out some mindfulness practice here.
Sunlight helps with the production of Vitamin D in our body. Vitamin D is an important ingredient in immune body production. A 15-20 minutes walk outdoor should ensure adequate Vitamin D production.
We hope you’ll find these tips helpful. With a stronger immunity, your body will be more combat-ready to stave off the illnesses. Stay safe everyone!
PS: Practice basic, good hygiene consistently and avoid any major social events for the time being.