Sometimes the gift you give yourselves can be the best and most valuable. This Women’s Day, choose to put your health first. Gift yourself these immune boosting foods that can keep you healthy and strong – the way you were always meant to be!
1.Immunity Boosting Teas
One of the best and immunity-boosting food items are teas! It can be #1 on your list of wellness gift you can gift yourself this Women’s Day. Its relaxing, immune boosting as well as delicious. Some of the top immunity boosting teas are Ginger Tea, Turmeric Tea, Ginseng Tea and Green Tea. Ginger has anti inflammatory properties and can combat any kind of inflammation which might affect your body system. Turmeric with its anti-inflammatory compound called curcumin, is an effective in protecting your immune system. Ginseng is effective against upper respiratory tract infections. Green Tea is known to contain the highest amount of antioxidant among all teas. Get the flavour you like the best!
2. Immune Boosting Nutrients
Supplements are an effective way to protect the body system and boost one’s immunity. Choosing a well-known formulation that can defend the body is a good way to protect your health especially in a busy lifestyle. Probiotic gummies, immune boosting supplements with Zinc, Vitamin C, D etc can be lifesavers when added to your daily diet. Women are always busy taking care of themselves, be the change, put yourself first and get yourself these wellness nutrients.
Did you know that dark chocolate can boost the immune system? It has, what is called as, Theobromine – an antioxidant which has the ability to alleviate cough. Surprising, yet comforting to know the goodness in chocolate!
4. Nutty Hamper
Nuts are a powerhouse for nutrients and immune booster. Almonds are filled with Vitamin D that can stop any form of inflammation and reverse ageing too. Cashes contain mono unsaturated fatty acids that is good for heart health and bone health. Chestnuts are well known for helping in eradication of respiratory illnesses. Walnuts are loaded with vitamins and minerals and help in boosting the body metabolism. Nuts are known for benefitting women’s health and hence is something you could treat yourself to. Nuts can be added easily to your diet – from cereals, to fruits, to beverages – this is the most delicious way to incorporate them to your diet.
Honey contains phytonutrients which are responsible for its antioxidant, antifungal and antibacterial properties. Raw honey contains antioxidants just like that in fruits and vegetables! Polyphenols in honey are the antioxidant compounds that help your body to stay healthy. Honey comes in different flavours – from wild honey to Cinnamon honey to Eucalyptus honey, there are so many options for you to choose from.