This Immunization Week, Try These Ways to Improve Immunity

Did you know that the foods you eat influence your immune system?

 
This Immunization Week, Try These Ways to Improve Immunity
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Every year, World Immunization Week is celebrated between 24th and 30th April to promote vaccine usage to safeguard people from diseases. People with low immunity are prone to a range of diseases that sometimes turn chronic. The best way to boost your immunity is to try out the steps mentioned here.

Keep ABCDEK In Mind

Make sure to complete the vitamin circle daily!
Make sure to complete the vitamin circle daily!

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If you are wondering what this abbreviation means, it only tells you the types of vitamins available out there that your body needs, in order to improve the immune responses. Vitamins A-E and K can naturally be developed with a healthy diet filled with vegetables and fruits instead of supplements that are usually processed and have side effects. In addition to your diet, get some sunlight as this can develop antibodies and improve your immunity against allergies and infections.

Turn Your Cooking Spicy

When you cook with spices, your immunity level multiplies.
When you cook with spices, your immunity level multiplies.

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Well, this doesn’t mean you need to add a lot of spices and make it hot. This only means you need to cook healthily and this is possible when you add turmeric, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, clove etc. Though they can be too raw, they spice up the dish as well as your body. They are fondly called the immune boosting adders with cancer-fighting abilities and antimicrobial properties. As a result, your body is less vulnerable to flu and nausea symptoms.

Never Hesitate To Move

Every movement of your body influences your physical and mental wellness
Every movement of your body influences your physical and mental wellness

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Your mental health is interlinked with your physical health. As you exercise regularly and move your body, muscles develop strength and your metabolism improves. As a result, your body gains balance irrespective of the aging process.

The other movement that you should never miss to do is travel. Breathing the fresh air, meeting new people and doing things you like can produce happy hormones that will ease the blood flow.

Don’t Forget To Sanitize

Carry a sanitizer wherever you go!
Carry a sanitizer wherever you go!

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The common mistake that each one of us do is forgetting to sanitize our hands. When we travel somewhere or randomly grab a vegetable to cook, it is important to wash our hands. Missing to sanitize can increase your vulnerability to infections and viruses.

These simple tips can boost your immune system and keep you mentally happy too. Of course, you don’t need vaccines but the natural immune-boosting agents this immunization week!

DISCLAIMER: While we have taken steps to check the accuracy of information & practices shared here; it is not a replacement for a doctor’s opinion. it is important to first always check with your own doctor before trying any medication, practice or suggestion from this site.