3 common foods that boost immune system and fight Covid-19

We are in an era where you need to be mindful of what you eat. Although people say that the pandemic is obsolete, Covid-19 is still killing people and the disease is still spreading actively.

Naomi Olagesin of Naija Affairs Media has searched out 3 common foods that can help boost the immune system in order to fight Covid-19.

One of the effective methods of preventing coronavirus disease is to make sure you eat healthily. Eat foods that will boost your immune system.

Also, doctors have also advised that we eat healthy because people with poor immunity suffer greatly when they contact Covid-19

Below is a list of food that will actively help you boost your system against the coronavirus disease.

1 Citrus fruits;

18 Different Types of Citrus Fruits
Citrus fruits

Most people turn straight to vitamin C after they’ve caught a cold. That’s because it helps build up your immune system.

Vitamin C is thought to increase the production of white blood cells, which are key to fighting infections.

Almost all citrus fruits are high in vitamin C. With such a variety to choose from, it’s easy to add a squeeze of this vitamin to any meal.

 

2 Garlic;

Garlic - BBC Good Food
Garlic

Garlic’s immune-boosting properties seem to come from a heavy concentration of sulfur-containing compounds, such as allicin. it is a great anti-oxidant.

3 Ginger;

Ginger: Health benefits and dietary tips
Ginger

Ginger is another ingredient many turns to after getting sick. Ginger may help decrease inflammation, which can help reduce sore throat and inflammatory illnesses. Ginger may help with nausea as well.

While it’s used in many sweet desserts, ginger packs some heat in the form of gingerol, a relative of capsaicin.

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