As the cold and flu season has just started, I would like to share with you some of the best ways to boost your immunity.
1. Consume fresh fruits and vegetables
Daily intake of fresh fruits and vegetables increases your immunity. Some of the strongest sources of vitamin C, lemons, oranges, and grapefruit helps you in fighting the infection.
2. Include foods with antioxidants
Encourage yourself with the intake of ginger, garlic, carrots, spinach, pumpkin, and other green vegetables. Eating a diet rich in antioxidants can help increase your blood antioxidant levels to fight oxidative stress and reduce the risk of these diseases.
3. Get at least 6 hours of sleep
One of the best ways to boost your immunity is to get enough sleep. In order for the body to be able to effectively fight off illness, it’s important to sleep at least for 6 hours.
4. Self Hygiene
Regularly wash your hands, and avoid close contact with anyone exhibiting flu-like symptoms.
5. Regular exercise
Workouts at a moderate level are important for your health and reducing stress.
6. Avoid Alcohol and Smoking
Smoking and drinking reduce your immunity. Continuing these habits can be devastating for the immune system.