Strengthen your immunity to fight pollution
The increasing pollution level has deteriorated our health to a great extent affecting respiratory,nervous and gastro-intestinal system of our body.So,to keep ourselves fit and healthy, there is an urgent need to boost our immunity to fight against infections caused by pollution.Try food as medicine to strengthen your immunity specially in winters to stay away from cold and flu.
We require vitamin A,C,D,K and minerals like selenium and zinc to fight infection.To get these nutrients, add fresh fruits and vegetables such as berries, citrus, kiwi, bell peppers, and dark green vegetables to your diet.But keep in mind,fruits and vegetables may have contaminated with pesticides and fertilisers. so, rinse it properly before consuming.
Spices such as Ginger, garlic and raw haldi has anti-inflammatory properties and help boost immunity.Add garlic/ginger to your food while cooking. you can add raw haldi and amla to your vegetable juices to get the benefit.