HEALTH

Build Immunity the natural way

Why should you be focused on building and boosting your immunity? Well, boosting immunity is important for the body as your immune system is the defensive force that protects your body against potential disease-causing germs. If the immune system is not properly maintained and immunity is lowered, there is a high chance that the body can contact diseases easily. Here are a few tips that can help you in building immunity the natural way, which would make the body healthy and the immunity system stronger.

  • Maintain a Healthy Diet – Just like all other bodily functions, a healthy diet is required to maintain a healthy and strong immune system. This is why many dieticians recommend that all individuals follow a healthy diet pattern that include foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables, meats and dairy, as well as a good amount of healthy fats that are required by the body. Some of the most suggested foods for boosting immunity through micro nutrients are:
    • Vitamin B6 found inchicken, fish, bananas and fresh green vegetables.
    • Vitamin C found in citrus fruits and peppers which are also beneficial in boosting heart health.
    • Vitamin E that is found in sunflower seeds, almonds, saffron etc.
  • Limit Added sugars and Unhealthy fats from diet – Although everything that exists naturally has a certain amounts of sugar that are a part of their composition, but it is recommended by dieticians to limit the amount products/foods that we consume with added sugars such as sodas, candies, sugary drinks and even processed foods, all of which can affect the immune system of the body weakening it through indirect ways such as  causing obesity and diabetes.
  • Engage in moderate exercises – Exercise is very important for the body as it not only keeps the body active, but also helps in warding-off several diseases that can arise in the body due to long periods of inactivity-such as sores, obesity, breathing issues and even severe diabetes.
  • Minimize stress and take necessary supplements – Stress is another big factor that adds to the issue of loss of immunity in individuals, the reason why dieticians suggest that individuals focus on caring for their mental well-being and take necessary vitamins and supplements which provide the body with the required.
  • Get Plenty of sleep: It’s not an old wives tale that suggests that getting a full-night’s rest is important for human beings, it has also been proven scientifically that when individuals get proper sleep they are more productive and it helps boost their immunity.
  • Stay hydrated: Staying hydrated and taking proper fluids is necessary for the body to maintain the water levels as the body keeps losing water-content throughout the day through different means.