Daily Observer (Jamaica)
OPTIMISE your IMMUNITY with the right foods
Fruits and vegetables
Foods with vitamin C, like fruits and vegetables, are also very important in boosting the immune system. Drinking lemon/lime water with honey will help to heal your sore throat as well as reduce coughing. Lime/lemons are rich in vitamin C.
Increasing your intake of green vegetables and vegetable juices will improve your iron levels.
Deeper colours usually mean that fruits and vegetables are richer in phytonutrients, including vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Phytonutrients have been shown to help fight chronic illness, prevent cancer and strengthen the immune system.
Green and black teas
Drinking green and black teas will