• 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


  • contain the highest concentration of antioxidants

  • packed with vitamins C and E


  • contains vitamins A, C and E

  • one of the healthiest vegetables


  • 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


  • 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


  • contains a lot of fiber, including beta-glucans


  • 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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