Did you know you can improve your immunity through food? According to Harvard Health and the CDC, eating well – specifically a diet full of fruits and veggies – is the number 1 way to boost your immune system!
We’ve all heard that Vitamin C is great for a healthy immune system, but that’s not the only place you can find support. Here are 10 foods to add into your diet to support your immune system.
Why the immune system loves it: Elderberry is antiviral, fights inflammation, and contains antioxidants and vitamins that help fight off infections
Found in… Immunity Shot
Why the immune system loves it: One of nature’s best ways to reduce inflammation, therefore reducing your chances of illness
Found in… Carrot Ginger Chia Smoothie, Wellness Shot
3. Oranges and other citrus fruits
Why the immune system loves it: Rich in Vitamin C, which fights free radicals in the body, decreasing inflammation
Found in… Orange Hibiscus Smoothie, Green Dream Juice, Wellness Shot
Why the immune system loves it: Contains flavonoids that have anti-inflammatory properties
Found in… Cacao Almond Smoothie, Chocolate Cherry Smoothie, Mint Chip Smoothie
Why the immune system loves it: Not only does pumpkin contain Vitamin C, but also Vitamin E, which supports the growth of T cells that help fight infection
Found in… Pumpkin Spice Smoothie, Kabocha Congee Soup
Why the immune system loves it: It contains curcumin, a strong anti-inflammatory
Found in… Kimchi Fried Quinoa Bowl, Digestion Shot, Spiced Lentil and Chickpea Stew
Why the immune system loves it: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral
Found in… Black Eyed Pea and Tomato Stew
8. Red Bell Peppers
Why the immune system loves it: High in Vitamin C, which supports the cellular functions of the body's immune system
Found in… Brown Rice Taco Grain Bowl, Tangy Ginger Noodles
Why the immune system loves it: Components like citral boost immunity through antibacterial and anti-fungal activity
Found in… Green Curry Noodles
Why the immune system loves it: Contains Vitamin D, and the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin, as well as selenium, which plays a critical role in metabolism, thyroid function, and protecting our bodies from oxidative stress.
Found in… Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Noodles, Tofu and Veggie Noodles
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