Daily Observer (Jamaica)

OP­TI­MISE your IM­MU­NITY with the right foods

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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

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COVID-19 is in the ‘air’, and it’s very im­por­tant to have a strong im­mune sys­tem to fight it. Your diet will play a very im­por­tant role in this, as cer­tain foods help to build im­mu­nity.

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