We are full of viruses and flu season, and those most affected are children and the elderly. Ministry of Health says the number of cases of respiratory infections is 45% higher than the same period last season. To strengthen your immune system and not get sick, Click! tells you what to eat.
Vitamin C and zinc regenerate cells. The most important sources of vitamin C are citrus fruits, currants, peppers and kiwi. Find Vtamina C and tomatoes, kale, spinach, parsley, sweet potatoes, papaya, mango, cantaloupe, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli and pineapple. Zinc is included in the process of producing 100 enzyme. I find usually in high protein foods: buffalo milk, peanuts, beans, whole wheat cereals, brown rice, whole wheat bread, potatoes and yogurt.
The egg yolk antibodies. Antibodies that are found in egg yolk protects us against both viruses and bacteria.
Garlic, natural antibiotic. Garlic “struggling” with increasing destructive bacteria and fungal infections. It is rich in trace elements and antioxidants strengthen the immune system.
Chamomile, a good antiseptic. From ancestors are known to have antiseptic and antibacterial chamomile, which means it helps the immune system to be “high”.
Vitamin A, essential. You can “buy” easy Vitamin A in broccoli. In addition to Vitamin A, it contains a large amount of vitamin C and glutathione, an important antioxidant.
Almonds help you release stress. Stress is one of the factors contributing to decreased immunity. Therefore it is recommended to eat a quarter cup of almonds a day. They contain Vitamin E, are rich in riboflavin (vitamin B group No, actively participating in metabolic processes, formation of antibodies, skin cells and red blood cells) and Vitamin B3.
Mushroom stalks are “struggling” with the flu. They are rich in selenium and anti-oxidants. Low levels of selenium promotes severe forms of influenza. And vitamin B, which are the fungi play an important role in maintaining an efficient immune system. Studies have shown that mushrooms have antiviral properties.
In the last week, more than 111,000 Romanian needed medical attention after they have been acute respiratory infections. Between February 9 to 15, there were 352 cases of influenza. Since the beginning of the cold season were 400 confirmed cases of influenza, six of which resulted in death.