Foods, Herbs, And Spices To Boost Your Immune System

Like any other part of your body, your immune system is dependent on a healthy and nutritious diet to function at its best. Fortunately, there are many foods and spices that can naturally boost your body’s ability to fight off disease. Among them, garlic has been shown to have cardiovascular and anti-microbial benefits. Diets rich in garlic have also been associated with lower rates of many cancers. Additionally, turmeric has been shown to have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s associated with settling the stomach and protecting the liver. Ginger, Ginseng, and Gingko Biloba also are commonly thought to have immune-boosting properties. And finally, bell peppers contain high levels of lycopene which is linked to a lowered risk of cancer. Peppers are also high in beta-carotene and Zeaxanthin, which is known to prevent macular degeneration. More here.

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