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As most of us know that a strong & good immunity helps fights off infections and also balance our health problems that can escalate with stress and things like that.

So, the question is How to make our immune system strong? FOODS! Yes, there are lot of good foods that help us to boost the immune system.

Here is a list of 7 best foods that will help you to Boost Your Immune System:

 

1. Tomatoes

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Tomatoes are sometimes called as the immunity booster packs as they contain a high dosage of antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the cells against damage from free radicals, which are not good for your immune system. The three major antioxidants that are present in tomatoes are Vitamin C, E and beta-carotene.

2. Turmeric

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Turmeric is a natural immunity booster which helps to strengthen the immune system by increasing the immunomodulating capacity of the body. Also, it is loaded with anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties due to the presence of curcumin, which also add to keep our immune healthy.

3. Fatty fishes

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Fatty fishes like salmon, tuna etc contain Vitamin D and are best sources of Omega-3  which help to boost immune response, and Vitamin D to battle inflammation. Long chain omega-3 fatty acids also help to boost the immune system by enhancing the functioning of immune cells, according to new research.

4. Guava

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Guava contains very high concentrations of vitamin C among most of the citrus fruits. Which makes it helpful for boosting our immunity system and also helps us in prevention of various bacterial infections.

5. Green chiliesimages (6)

Again green chilies are laded with Vitamin C and lots of other antioxidants, which are the base for increasing the immunity. These also help to develop resistance against infections, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the body and harmful diseases by boosting immunity.

6. Red bell peppersimages (7)

Red bell peppers contain tons of antioxidants, fiber and vitamin C which helps to keep your immune system primed by providing the oxygen your cells need to fight off viruses and bacteria.

7. Orangesimages (8)

 

Oranges surely make the list as they’re rich in vitamin C, which may increase the production of white blood cells. These are key to fighting infections. Also, it doesn’t have as much sugar as many people think, so we can consume one a day and help our immune system to be strong.

 

Written by Daanish@fitnessbydaanish

Daanish Zaffar, born on 20th April, in Anantnag District of Jammu & Kashmir is a IT Professional and a Certified Fitness Consultant and Nutrition Advisor. He believes that everyone in this planet can be fit n healthy despite their love for laziness, inconsistency. He is a fitness freak and also believes in helping others in every possible way. Apart from his fitness passion, he also has a very good hand on painting, sketching.He is a photography lover as well.

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