Prepare Yourself For The Upcoming Winter: How To Boost Your Immune System

Vitamins A, C, E, and zinc are the magical combination for boosting immune system.

Potassium regulates the blood pressure and can be found in green vegetables

It is the key mineral to our health – it regulates our nerves and impulses, contraction of our muscles and normalizes our blood pressure. It can be found in fish, green veggies, bananas, and apples. The lack of potassium cause muscle weakness, bowels problems, breathing problems, and irregular heart beatings.

Spend at least 45 minutes walking

Vitamin D helps calcium and phosphorus absorb better into our system. You can get all the vitamin D you need by going for a walk, in the autumn and in winter time – for at least 45 minutes.

Sore throat may be a sign of lacking vitamin B2

Riboflavin, or vitamin B2 as we know it, helps the body to turn food into energy. Great source of vitamin B2 are various kinds of bread and cereals, it can be found in dairies, green vegetables, fish and feathery meat. Lacking of vitamin B2 can cause lip cracking, constant soring of throat, skin dryness and cracking, purple tongue and sensitivity to light.

Vitamin C in potatoes, tomatoes and pepper

Vitamin C can prevent various infections. Best sources of this vitamin are citruses, red pepper, broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage and kiwi. Lack of vitamin C can cause anemia, teeth loss, and joint pain, slow process of healing and hair loss.

Calcium protects bones

Almost 98% of calcium is in our bones therefore its role is very important in growing and development of our bones. This mineral can be found in dairies and fish, but if you suffer from lactose intolerance, you can eat tofu, leafy veggies or drink orange juice.

Beans and pumpkin seeds improve immunity

Zink strengthens our immune system and our reproductive system as well, especially men’s. It is contained in meat, fish, beans, whole grains, pumpkin seeds, mushrooms and yeast. Smoking and drinking alcohol reduces zinc levels in our organism.

Iodized salt and yogurt protect Thyroid

Iodine is essential for proper function of thyroid. Lack of iodine can cause augmentation of thyroid  and its malfunctioning. The source of iodine is iodized salt, yogurt and sea weeds. Malfunction of thyroid can cause a metabolism slow down.

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