Boost your immunity with these 9 ingredients easily available in the kitchen

Indian kitchens are full of immunity-boosting ingredients that just need to be discovered by you. So, let’s discover some surprisingly amazing immunity boosters

Amid the COVID19 pandemic, people have become much more health-conscious. Now we all are aware of the importance of immunity for a healthy body. You can keep your body’s immunity strong with simple ingredients present in your kitchen. The saying, "prevention is better than cure", makes boosting our immune system more important now than ever!

Sweet Potato - Sweet Potato contains natural antioxidants which get converted into vitamin A in the body. This boosts immunity. 

Pumpkin – Pumpkin contains beta carotene properties which are beneficial for the eyes as well as the kidney. In addition, it contains antioxidants that increase immunity by converting it into vitamin A.

Grapes - Grapes contain antioxidants and other polyphenols which have a positive effect on immunity with our cells. Grapes are a hydrated food that contains more than 80% water.

Pomegranate – Pomegranate is a superfood. Consuming pomegranate in winters is very beneficial. It is considered a superfood due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties. Its consumption not only increases immunity but also fulfills the requirement of blood in the body.

Orange – Orange is rich in vitamin C which protects cells, promotes immunity and production of cells. 1 glass of orange juice contains 100% vitamin C that is excellent for health.

Turmeric - Right from healing wounds to curing dangerous internal diseases like cancer, turmeric is known to cure almost anything, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Additionally, turmeric helps in boosting immunity.

Garlic – Garlic contains allicin. Along with increasing immunity, it also protects against flu, fever, cold, and cough.

Cranberry – It contains vitamin C. Enriched with vitamin C and polyphenol; cranberry also boosts immunity. Components found in cranberry juice help the body to fight infections.

Jaggery - The natural sweet ingredient is a rich source of zinc and selenium that help in preventing free-radical damage caused by oxidative stress. Additionally, jaggery is rich in minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients, that help in keeping the body warm and boost immunity.

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