Immune-Boosting Nutrition!


Maintaining good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system. This will offer protection from seasonal illnesses, health problems, such as arthritis, allergies, abnormal cell development, and cancers.  
Protein is part of the body’s defense mechanism. Include protein into your diet, such as,  seafood, lean meat, poultry and eggs.
Vitamin A will help regulate the immune system and protect you from infections by keeping skin and tissues in your mouth, stomach, intestines and respiratory system healthy. Foods that provide Vitamin are sweet potatoes, carrots, kale, spinach, and many more.
Vitamin C protects you from infection by stimulating the formation of antibodies and boosting immunity. Vitamin C foods include, citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruit and tangerines, or red bell pepper, papaya, strawberries, tomato juice or foods fortified with vitamin C, such as some cereals.
Vitamin E works as an antioxidant, neutralizes free radicals and may improve immune function. Include vitamin E in your diet with fortified cereals, sunflower seeds, almonds, and many others. 
 Posted by: SSG