TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – We have read dozens of articles that says and suggest some food to boost our immune system. However, these foods are sometimes hardly to find in the local grocery store.
There then, we will try to give you several list of foods which help to boost your immune system and could be easily grown or found on the local groceries.
Fish is a good source of omega 3 and zinc. These nutrients needed by our body to boost our immune system. Zinc even could help your immune system in repairing damaged cells.
Nuts are full of antioxidants and vitamins and are also a great source of the mineral zinc, which really helps the immune system. Zinc in nut also take a good role in repairing damage cells as in fish.
Berries are a great source of vitamin C which is thought to help prevent damage to your cells and also protects the immune system against deficiencies. Dark berries like blackberries, strawberries and blueberries not only taste great but they are also a great source of flavanols which are highly effective antioxidants.
4. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes is a food that contains vitamin A that helps keep the skin healthy. Having healthy skin can be one way of helping fight off infection to your body and immune system. Sweet potato is also a good source of carotenoids which also help your immune system battle disease and infection. (*)