The best fruits to keep your immunity strong this winter
Now that winter is here and the temperatures are dropping, it can be tricky to dodge colds and flus. There are a few ways you can help to prevent yourself from catching sickness this winter, and one of our favorites is by growing immunity boosting fruits.
Rich in vitamins and minerals that are essential for maintaining a healthy immune system, these fruits are the best to grow for an unlimited supply of vitamins, to keep your immune system strong this winter:
Apples are not only sweet and crunchy but are also beneficial to your health. These gems are known to be rich in nutrients such as Vitamin A, Vitamin E, fiber, and antioxidants. These components can help to regulate our immune responses and protect us from seasonal infections and virus attacks.
Luckily for us, grapes are available all year round. They are especially good for your immune system as they are rich in anti-oxidants. They also help to detoxify the body by flushing out toxins and excess water, which contributes to everything from glowing skin to protecting you from heart disease.
Kiwifruit are so juicy and are packed with a range of health benefits. Kiwifruit are known to be rich in Vitamin C which helps to strengthen the immune system. They are also a great source of dietary fiber which is known to be linked to the prevention of numerous diseases high blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels.
Whether you prefer to enjoy them whole or turned into freshly squeezed juice, it’s no secret that oranges are rich in Vitamin C. Not only are oranges filled with Vitamin C, but they are also high in fiber, and are known to have great benefits when it comes to inflammation and healthy immunity.
Delicious, healthy, and rich in Vitamin C and other antioxidants, strawberries also help to regulate blood flow in our system, helping to prevent inflammation. All of these wonderful factors that make up strawberries are known to help to lower blood pressure, increase HDL (good) cholesterol and strengthen the immune system. Strawberries are also known to be an excellent source of Magnesium, which can help you have a better night’s sleep.
Why not try your hand at planting up these super fruits so that you have a constant supply of all of the ingredients you will need to make the ultimate immunity boosting smoothie.