• Kim Bresseleers

Boost your immune system


Good resistance is essential for a healthy life: it makes you less susceptible to viruses and infections, and reduces the risk of serious diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease. Did you know that you can boost your immune system by regularly putting the right ingredients on the menu?



Citrus fruits


  • lemon, orange, grapefruit, mandarin, lime, clementine

  • packed with vitamin C

  • delicious out of the box, processed in a smoothie or juice but also in a salad


Blueberries


  • contain the highest concentration of antioxidants

  • packed with vitamins C and E


Broccoli


  • contains vitamins A, C and E

  • one of the healthiest vegetables


Spinach


  • packed with vitamin C

  • contains beta carotene and strong antioxidants


Red bell pepper


  • packed with vitamin C

  • contains beta carotene


Sweet potato


  • packed with vitamins A and C

  • contains a lot of beta carotene and antioxidants


Garlic


  • contains a lot of alliin (a substance that is converted into allicin, the active substance that helps our body to fight viruses)


Ginger and turmeric


  • packed with vitamin C

  • contains the anti-inflammatory antioxidants shogaol and gingerol


Raw honey


  • has an antibacterial effect

  • contains powerful antioxidants


Green tea


  • packed with antioxidants


Oats


  • contains a lot of fiber, including beta-glucans


Almonds


  • contain healthy fats

  • packed with vitamins C and E

  • contain antioxidants



In addition, the following things are also very important to increase your resistance:


  • drink enough water

  • exercise for half an hour a day

  • enough sleep

  • laugh a lot

  • enough sun









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