Day by day coronavirus situation is intensifying, everyone is looking out for ways to keep them healthy. Many claims on internet that by consuming so and so pill will boost immunity. There is no magical pill to boost your immune system and protect you against coronavirus. However consuming certain vitamins can boost your immunity and makes you strong for uncertain situation.
"There are no specific supplements that will help protect against coronavirus and anyone claiming that is being investigated by the FTC(Federal Trade Commission) and the FDA(Food and Drug Administration)"
Said Melissa Majumdar, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
But do not worry there is an uplifiting news, that you can improve your immunity.
Here are 6 beneficial ways to boost your immune system and fight against Corona:
1. Avoid inflammatory foods
Avoid meat, fish and be a complete vegetarian, avoid sugar and alcohol as they busy the immunity system. And other problems in your body are unaddressed. So it is required to remove these inflammatory foods from your diet if you want a healthy immune system.
2. Exercise regularly
Exercise was, is and will always a bestest immunity booster for every age. Do not over exercise as it can prove to be harmful and tough on your immune system. Normal workout is enough on a regular basis.
3. Consume immunity boosting vitamins
Include citrus fruits, onion, garlic, broccoli, Kalonji seeds, spinach. Keep drinking hot water in an interval of 30 minutes. Consume dietary supplement like Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Vitamin D and Zinc.
However, some supplements can be taken over-the-counter medications you're taking. Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider before starting any supplements.
4. Reduce Stress
Whenever we are stressed, our body produces stress hormones which tax the immune system. So reduce any kind of stress, you have to maintain work life balance. Try some calming and soothing relax stress reduction technique. Practice meditation daily atleast for 20 minutes and trust me it will reduce your stress and you will be more energetic and positive about current stressful situation.
5. Remove toxins
Toxins prove to be very harmful for your system. Stop drinking chlorinated drinking water, pesticides, aromatic hydrocarbons heavy metals, air pollution and food additives.
6. Get enough sleep
If you don't get enough sleep then you will increase stress and it negatively affect your immunity. If you consume tea or coffee then you may not even realise how tired you really are. Sleeping is very much important to rebuild a struggling immune system.