Immunity has been your constant bodyguard since the moment you were born. You owe your immune system a lot. You cannot thank in person though. But there is a way to show your gratitude towards your body and that includes not treating it like a trash can. What you feed your body, shows up in your health.

Its time to start treating your body like a temple and eat all the right foods that can boost your immunity and protect you from infections you might catch.

Bell Peppers

Red bell pepper

These colourful peppers are highly nutritious. They are rich in Vitamin C which fights the infections in your body and maintains your health. It is also packed with beta-carotene and Vitamin A which is good for your eyes.

Citrus Fruits

Vitamin C is the main vitamin which protects our body from infections. We get a lot of Vitamin C through citrus fruits like oranges, lemons etc.


Spinach leaves

You can also get supercharged if you eat spinach. Spinach is green and leafy, provides high amounts of Vitamin A, C and iron. It keeps the balance of nutrients maintained.


This sweet, yummy fruit is not only a treat to your palate but also to your immune system. It is highly rich in Vitamin A and C, folate as well as potassium. It has many health benefits including aid in digestion and boosting immunity.



Once again, it is an excellent source of Vitamin C which increases the ability of the body to make white blood cells which basically fight off infections. Kiwi is also a great source of potassium.


I cannot stress enough the importance of garlic for health. It contains Allicin which imparts the anti-inflammatory properties to garlic. It is an excellent source of Vitamin B6 and C etc.



Always add ginger to your tea which helps protect you from the deadly infections. It improves digestibility, aids in combating respiratory problems. It boosts the immune system because of its anti-inflammatory properties.


We all have had turmeric milk at least once in our lives. It is used to treat ailments and improve the immunity of the body since time immemorial. Add turmeric root to your tea or milk to charge your immunity.



It contains a good amount of Vitamin C, Potassium, Magnesium and other nutrients. They help ward off infections, detoxify your body, and improve overall health.


Mushrooms are packed with deliciousness and nutrients. They are the only plant source of vitamin D which is a great supporter of a healthy immune system.

You have many options available to boost your humanity, utilise these great sources of nutrients to make your body healthier.

Stay safe and healthy, see you in the next article... 😊 

Shalvi Singh

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Shalvi Singh

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