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Foods That Boost Your Immunity

by Kayla McKee September 20, 2022 2 min read

Foods That Boost Your Immunity

Why is our immune system important?

Think of your immune system as a network of security guards working around the clock to ensure there’s no invaders in YOUR club. Our immune system is the main mechanism in our body that fights bacteria, infections, diseases and more. This is triggered when we are exposed to anything above or even things like a vaccine. When our immune system is weak, we can become very ill which is why it is so important to take care of our bodies natural defense method.

How to tell if your immunity level is low?
Signs and symptoms of a possible weakened immunity include but are not limited to:
  • Easily stressed
  • Constantly sick (cold, pneumonia, ear infections, etc.)
  • Stomach problems (gas, diarrhea, constipation, etc.)
  • Fatigue
  • Slow healing process (longevity of colds, open wounds, etc.)

What causes a low immunity?

  • Stress
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Lack of sleep
  • Lack of minerals & vitamins
  • Poor nutrition
  • Infections
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Cancer

 How to tell if your immunity level is strong?

Signs and symptoms of a strong immunity include but are not limited to:

  • Effortless bowl movements
  • Healthy skin
  • Fast healing process
  • Restful sleep
  • Energized
  • Not easily stressed

What causes a high immunity?

  • Stress management (yoga, meditation, friends, hobbies, etc.)
  • Good hygiene
  • Stay away from sick strangers, family & friends
  • Exercise daily
  • Frequent hand washing
  • Get at least 7 hours of sleep a day
  • Eat healthy
  • Vitamins or supplements

  

Immunity Boosting Foods
 
Blueberries
Dark chocolate
Sweet potatoes
Spinach
Green tea
Almonds
Oranges
Yogurt
Red bell peppers
Lemons

    Final Takeaway

    While it seems like a lot just for your immune system, adding these easy foods to your everyday diet and getting a bit of exercise in daily will help maintain a healthy immune system which is vital for your life. If you have a weak immune system, try taking these simple steps at home to support your immunity.

     

    SOURCES:

    Fun Facts about the Immune System | New Health Advisor

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    Mother of Macros is not a medical professional nor is it medical advice. Please always consult with your doctor.

     


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