6 Healthy Drinks That Can Boost Your Immunity When You’re Sick.
When you're sick, it can feel like your whole body is shutting down. Your immune system isn't working properly, and you feel exhausted, cranky, and just plain awful. To keep your body healthy when you are sick, try some of these healthy drinks to give your immune system a boost:
1. Orange, grapefruit, and other citrus
Citrus fruits contain a lot of vitamin C, which is good for you. Vitamin C has antioxidant properties, so it protects your cells from substances that damage the body. Vitamin C is also important for wound healing, a strong immune system, and fighting infections.
2. Green apple, carrot, and orange
Apples, oranges and carrots make a healthy team for helping your body protect itself against infections. The vitamin C in apples and oranges helps you fight off colds and the flu. Vitamin A, which is also critical to a healthy immune system, can be found in carrots. Carrots also contain B-6 which boosts your white blood cells production so that your body can fight off germs better.
3. Beet, carrot, ginger, and apple
This juice is made with three root vegetables that can help your immune system and reduce symptoms of inflammation. Inflammation is often an immune response to infections originating from viruses or bacteria. Cold or flu symptoms are often an immune response to infections originating from viruses or bacteria. People who have rheumatoid arthritis may find this juice especially beneficial because ginger has anti-inflammatory effects.
Tomatoes contain a rich supply of vitamin B-9, which is also known as folate. Folate can help you lower your risk of infections. Tomatoes also provide modest amounts of magnesium, a mineral that has anti-inflammatory properties.
5. Green apple, lettuce, and kale
Green juice is a powerhouse of nutrients. It promotes a strong immune system. You can Include some parsley or spinach for extra vitamins A, C, and K.
6. Strawberry and kiwi
Strawberries and kiwis are other healthy choices when making a vitamin C-rich drink. It takes four cups of strawberries to make one cup of juice, so it's more practical to blend these fruits into a smoothie than to drink them alone.
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