You know, as well as I, what you need to do to keep your body healthy. Schedule three or more exercise sessions into your week and plan to spend 30 minutes, at least, on each session. I’m sure we all remember the “play 60” campaign from NFL and ESPN. Well, they weren’t just saying that for fun, you should try to get outside every day! Equally important is keeping your body hydrated by drinking enough water each day. It’s very important to eat healthy foods and to balance your diet as best as you can. This is all good advice, no doubt. However, there may come a situation when your immune system needs some extra power. During the change of seasons, are you feeling a little “under the weather?” Are there truly foods you can eat – known as “superfoods” – that can help strengthen your immune system? Yes, there actually are! In this report, we will discuss three of these immune system strengthening superfoods that you can add to your diet. Here’s a fun fact for you. The majority of people think you get colds just from cold weather, but in-fact we only get them because we are spending more time close to others getting out of the cold, increasing the spread of diseases!
One easy superfood to add to your diet is wheat germ. It will boost your immune system. You will get an abundance of zinc from eating wheat germ.
T-cells belong to the adaptive immune system. There are specific T Cells to fight different diseases and bacteria. Zinc is very important for T-cells, as it helps activate them so they can strengthen your immune system. You can easily consume 17 milligrams of zinc with just 100 grams of wheat germ. This is more than enough to keep your body healthy. You can put wheat germ into pretty much everything you cook or bake. If you just make a habit of sprinkling some wheat germ on your food, you will find it easy to get enough in your diet every day. It has a great flavor that doesn’t detract from whatever it is that you are making. Here’s a superfood that’s easy to add to your daily diet and will super-power your immune system and promote its health. Drink tea every day you can. One of the major factors in having the best possible health, is to drink enough water each and every day so your body stays hydrated. If you make it a habit to drink about 2-1/2 cups of tea daily, your body will produce the extra interferon required by your T cells for their health. Your T cells are protected, and can do their job, when there is enough interferon in your body to surround them when an attack by bacteria or germs commences. If you can, drink herbal teas, as they include other nutrients that are beneficial to your health. However, any tea will work just as well. Teas are all around good for your body, they can even help with weight loss.
Salmon is a superfood in many ways, but it is definitely a superfood for your immune system. As you no doubt know, some fish – and especially salmon – contain protein and omega-3 fatty acids. These are two substances that are critical to help you maintain your best health. Strong muscles, which come from adequate protein in your diet, help you fight many diseases. There are bacteria and germs that invade our body and cause illness. Omega-3s fight these invaders to protect our health from Omega-6s. A good goal to shoot for is to consume salmon twice each week. The recommendation, however, is three fish meals weekly, but sometimes this is hard to do if you’re not a big fan of salmon.
The number of superfoods being discovered and talked about grows each day. There are superfoods to help aid just about any health condition, including strengthening your immune system. As a general rule, the superfoods that boost your immune system are foods that you can add to those that you already prepare on a regular basis. Some of these superfoods have been the subject of this report. These foods, however, are just the beginning of strengthening your immune system. If you keep searching, you will find many superfoods to help you maintain your health and the strength of your immune system. Eating well is all a matter of effort, can you wait and instead of having that donut have a salad later on? You should.