Immunity is our protection from most of the diseases and we need to keep it strong.
Immune system protects us from all diseases – from colds, flus, colds and cancer. Due to the normal functioning immune system, our body deals with food poisoning, allergies and control slows the aging process. A healthy immune system functions in perfect balance. It destroys bacteria and removes damaged tissue.
Spring should not be the season of strict diets but oh healthy eating. Specialists recommend giving up dieting and starting eating healthy in order to keep our immunity strong. One of the most important ingredients of this hard work is antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and activate immune system protection. Flavonoids are also importa,nt, they have strong anticancer effect. You can find them in peanuts, tomatoes and legumes.
Cabbage, green salads, broccoli is full of minerals, which are another important part of maintaining strong immunity. Trace minerals zinc and selenium are extremely important. Zink is found in cereals, eggs, cheese, nuts, seafood. Rich in selenium are whole grain bread, liver, seafood, and kidney.
You can also take natural immunomodulators as Echinacea and ginseng which can protect you from many diseases.
Besides vitamins and minerals the body needs exercise. This is because exercise increases the flow of immune cells throughout the body and stimulates circulation.
Positive thinking and maintaining an active social life is very important to build a strong immune system. Yoga and meditation and stress relief help faster recovery of the body.
Sleep and exposure to sunlight are also important to build immunity.
What weakens the immune system?
There are several factors that weaken our immune system, and they are:
insufficient physical activity;
lack of vitamins and minerals in the body;