7 Natural ways to Bullet-Proof Protect Your Immune system

-By Paul A. Philips

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The need to protect our immune system: Indeed, the stressful demand of everyday life means that our immune systems are constantly under threat. Then there are the temptations to skip meals or settle for junk fast foods as a quick fix leaving us void of any real or solid nutrition for fighting infection.
If that’s not enough to jeopardise our health we’re subjected to an onslaught of pollution in our food, land, water and air…
In light of this, here are 7 natural ways to bullet-proof protect your immune system!

Begin to protect your immune system with a list of powerful immune system building foods:

1. Garlic
Garlic is a great infection fighting food. The most effective wayto prepare garlic and get its maximum nutrition value is to chop it upthen leave for around 10 minutes. This allows the potent active ingredients, the sulphur containing compounds such as allicin to form, then put and mix the chopped raw garlic into the ready to eat meal.
2. Broccoli
Packed with antioxidants and vitamins (A, C and E) this vegetable is great for disease prevention and optimum health. As with other foods, the less heat applied the better. The vitamins and enzymes in the broccoli will be less affected and more able to function giving optimum nutrition value.
3. Spinach
Spinach is one of a number of leafy greens rich in nutrients to protect your immune system. It contains a number of immune system boosting anti-oxidants and beta-carotene. Again, as with broccoli and other foods, the best way to get optimum nutrition value is to apply less heat…
4. Almonds
Almonds, like other nuts are great sources of healthy foods. Almonds contain the fat-soluble vitamin E. Thus, it needs fat for its proper absorption. Vitamin E is an essential for health and to build and protect your immune system. Combining with other vitamins such as C there is a synergistic effect on good health. Half a cup a day meets the dietary requirements.
Almonds contain Vitamin B-17, said to have anti-cancerous properties.
5. Berries
On the subject of cancer prevention vitamin B-17 rich berries (strawberry, raspberry and blue berry…) have been said to have anti-cancerous properties. They also have good all-round health promoting qualities as powerful anti-oxidants and contribute to build and protect your immune system…
6. Turmeric
Turmeric has been used for centuries as a medicinal aid. It’s the yellow substance having high levels of curcumin found in a number of curry dishes, or it can be obtained as a supplement. Known to have anti-inflammatory properties it can reduce inflammation, fever and rheumatoid arthritis.
6. Green Tea
Another powerful antioxidant as it contains flavonoids and EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate). Because during the manufacturing process green tea is unfermented and steamed the antioxidant quality is well preserved. Further, green tea has 2 amino acids that contribute to white blood cell formation for fighting infection.
7. Citrus fruits
Citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons also help with white blood cell formation in that they contain high vitamin C levels.
8. Red bell peppers
These peppers also have high levels of vitamin C. Having beta-carotene they also contribute to healthy skin and eyes.
-Indeed, there are many other healthy foods. Besides eating well and appropriately, for example, not skipping meals.., there are other factors:
9. Sunlight
Also known as the sunshine vitamin since sunlight when absorbed into the body produces vitamin D3. Sunlight is involved in immune system building and one of its properties is that it is able to significantly prevent cancer.
10. Sleep well
Essentially, sleep helps to restore and rebuild your immune system. Indeed adequate sleep produces a healthy mind, body and spirit.
11. Meditation
Regular meditation is a great way of not only handling stress but also improving your immune system, as suggested by a number of studies. Research suggests that meditation through ‘mindfulness’ not only handles stress; regulating emotion, attention and body awareness, but also improves immune function.
12. Laughter
Laughter is known to reduce stress and contribute to a healthy immune system.
Sounding off
I hope that this has been informative and will inspire a healthy lifestyle approach to protect your immune system.