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Top 8 Living And Fooding Habits That Will Boost Your Immunity.

Updated on June 6, 2020
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Hello Readers, I am Sibarata Naik from India.I am an Engineering Graduate and love to write articles based on interesting facts.

Introduction

Immunity is our body's ability to fight infectious diseases.The main element of these fatal diseases are toxins. These toxins can be bacteria, viruses, fungus, parasites or any other harmful substances. If our immunity is strong, it not only protects us from cold and cough, but also protects us from many diseases including hepatitis, lung infection and kidney infection.

The immune system of our body is made up of special organs, cells and chemicals that fight infection. The main parts of the immune system are: white blood cells, antibodies,the complement system, the lymphatic system and the thymus,. These are the parts of our immune system that actively fight infection.

Major Causes Of Weak Immune System And It's Symptoms

Immunity can be compromised by a lifestyle that breaks down the body’s immune structure.Bad eating habits ,alcoholism . drug addiction,frequent travelling,eating too much fastfoods are the major reasons of weak immune system.

If you get sick more often than other members of the household and constantly getting sick by colds, allergies, coughs, skin rashes, then understand that your immune system is very weak.Those whose immune system is weak, complain of recurrent urinary infections, diarrhea, gingivitis, mouth sores, swelling of lymph nodes. First of all they have problems as the weather changes. Holistic nutrition expert Luke Coutino says, "Such people should do regular exercises". Spices like garlic, ginger, cinnamon and cloves must be included in your diet.


Now we will discuss about the Top 8 living and fooding habits that can improve our Immune System effectively.

1) Exercise regularly to stay fit and active

A good diet should be followed by an exercise routine. Remember to exercise regularly; even light exercise will go a long way in releasing the toxins from your body. It is recommended to exercise for 30 to 45 minutes, depending on your stamina. If you have not started exercising yet, then it is a good time to start.
There are several Youtube channels and apps that will help you to exercise at home. Regular exercise improves metabolism, which has a direct correlation with body immunity.

2) Including Vitamin C Rich Food In Our Diet

Vitamin C has been placed in the category of the most important vitamins to keep the immunity strong .You can get it very easily through fruits like kiwi lemon,orange strawberry,mango papaya and guava which will strengthen your immunity actively.

The body uses vitamin C in many different ways. Vitamin C is needed by the body to form collagen. According to the NIH, the body also uses vitamin C to make skin, tendons, ligaments and blood vessels. It also uses this vitamin to repair and maintain cartilage, bones and teeth, to heal wounds and to form scar tissue.

You can make juice by mixing carrots, apples and oranges .Carrot juice alone is also beneficial. You can also add a little ginger to it. It contains iron and calcium along with vitamin A, C, E..


3) Drinking Adequate Amount Of Water

The easiest way to increase immunity is to drink plenty of water (kidney patients should not do this). The more water you drink, the more the toxins of the body will come out and you will be free from infection. If you get used to drinking honey or basil water once or twice daily, then it will be even better. Dehydration is known to contribute to stress. Fatigue, anger, negative mood, and cognitive problems.These all increase when you're dehydrated. Stay ahead of stress and sip water throughout the day.

4) Soak Up Some Sunlight

Vitamin D and sunlight make our immune system very strong.The importance of vitamin D is so high that it protects us from various forms of viral infections,cancer,obesity,bone problems.Vitamin D is highly underestimated by us. Sunlight helps boost a chemical in your brain called serotonin, and that can give you more energy and help to keep you calm, positive,and focused.All the statements above are 100% proven by science.The itchy, scaly, raised patches of skin that characterize psoriasis can be cleared up by ultraviolet light—that’s why, in general,exposing the skin to sunlight for about thirty minutes a day is recommended for those affected with psoriasis.

5) Include Spinach In Your Diet Plan

Spinach, which is predominantly counted in green vegetables, is consumed sometimes in the form of soup, and also in juice. Vitamin-C is also found in this and that is why spinach can be advised to strengthen immunity.

Vegetarians and anemics are encouraged to eat lots of spinach for healthy blood and proper red blood cell production.By consuming Spinach our body can be adequately replenished with iron and many other essential nutrients.

6) Keeping Yourself Stressfree

Mental depression is definitely one way of putting down the immune system.
To stay fully spirited, joyful, and happy is also a simple way of making your immune system and the body to function much better.

A joyful, sensible, and responsible human being can deal with situations much better than those who are dead serious about everything.

While relaxation is essential, it does not look the same to every individual.
It comes in many forms – to each their own. Find what relaxes you, whether that’s
a walk around the block, meditation, going for a run, reading near a lake, or even just watching a favorite film with your phone turned off.

7) Eating Foods That Are High In Protien

Eating protein rich foods is also considered very important to strengthen your
immune system . Protein is an essential nutrient to keep your body functioning well.
Proteins are part of every cell in your body and are needed to build and
repair muscle, tissue, skin, nails and hair. It also helps building hormones and enzymes.

Some of the protien rich foods are eggs,meat,poultry,nuts,cheese,yogurt,soy beverages and shellfish which will actively help you.

8) Practicing Yoga For Long Term Benefits

Yoga poses (asanas) are known to help re-balance the body’s defenses, so the next time you feel run down or like a cold is coming on think about getting on your yoga mat. The poses are only one way to practice yoga for boosted immunity. Yogic breathwork (pranayam) also offers multiple health benefits.Taking daily conscious, mindful deep breaths helps to balance the nervous system, reinforces the respiratory system, lowers blood pressure, reduces stress hormones, and can even help activate the lymphatic system, which plays a major role in immune function.

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