With COVID cases rising day by day, it has become way more important to add immunity-boosting food to our diet. Monsoon is the most awaited season of all times but with it, comes bacterial and viral infections and with the country already facing such a deadly pandemic, it’s necessary to eat as much healthy food as we can. Here are some tips you should follow to lead a healthy life and boost your immunity system.
Start eating seasonal fruits if you don’t. Fruits like apples, papaya, peaches, pomegranate are few fruits you should add to your diet in the rainy season to improve your immune system. Avoid eating watermelon or muskmelon.
Eat corn or bhutta. It brings another heavenly experience eating it on beautiful weather. Along with that, it is a very healthy, delicious snack. Corns are very rich in vitamins and minerals which are essential for boosting the immune system.
Avoid consuming salt. Consuming salt causes water retention and high blood pressure which may cause additional problems in the rainy season. Along with that, you should avoid watery foods. Watery foods can cause swelling in the body.
You should eat ginger regularly. Ginger is known for its immunity-boosting properties. It also eliminates bacteria which is a common cause of stomach infection during monsoons. The best way you can have ginger is in tea by boiling it in water and adding extra spices.
Vitamin C is a very necessary component for building the immune system. Amla contains vitamin C six times more than oranges. Therefore, you should consume amla in monsoon as much as possible.
Turmeric is another essential spice found in every kitchen in India. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help the body in preventing infections. The best way to consume it is by boiling it with milk. You need to be extra careful this monsoon to fight illness. So be cautious and careful about what you consume every day.