Foods That Boost Your Immune System

Berries

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Blueberries, Acai Berries and Blackberries contain a type of flavonoid called anthocyanin, which has antioxidant properties. Flavonoids help prevent upper respiratory tract infection and the common cold.

Broccoli

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A great source of Vitamin C. It also contains potent antioxidants such as Sulforaphane.

Spinach

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Contains many essential nutrients and antioxidants, such as flavonoids, carotenoids, Vitamin C and Vitamin E.

Oily Fish

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Salmon, tuna and other oily fish are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Long-term intake of omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis.

Ulam

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A Malay word for the parts of a plant – leaves, stems, shorts, seeds, tubers, fruits and flowers. Rich in antioxidants, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, anti-inflammatory and anti-hypertensive properties.

Turmeric

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A yellow spice popularly used in cooking. Curcumin, a compound in turmeric, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

Ginger

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Has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties to help reduce pain, nausea and speed up the recovery from cold/flu.

 Garlic

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Contains allicin which helps reduce the risk of getting a cold, common home remedy for the prevention of colds and other illnesses.

Sunflower Seeds

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A rich source of Vitamin E and antioxidants, which help improve immune function by fighting off fre radicals that can damage cells.

Almonds

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Another excellent source of Vitamin E. They also contain manganese, magnesium, and fibre, all of which may benefit the immune system .

Citrus Fruits

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Oranges, Lemons, and Grapefruits are excellent sources of Vitamin C, which may reduce the duration of the common cold and improve the immune system.

Local Fruits

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Guavas, Papayas, Watermelons, Bananas and Pineapple are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Antioxidants (carotenoids) and anti-inflammatory effects.

Mangosteen

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Rich in antioxidants such as xanthones (with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-cancer effects) plus fibre for good gut health.

Green Tea

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Contains flavonoids, which may reduce the risk of a cold. Containing a small amount of caffeine, drinking it also strengthens the immune system.

Pomegranate Juice

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Rich in antioxidant polyphenols which helps to reduce vascular inflammation and lower blood pressure. Its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, helps prevent illness and infection.

Kefir

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A fermented drink containing live cultures of bacteria that are beneficial for health. Helps with reducing inflammation and increases antioxidant activity.

Hydrogen Water

Contains potent antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergy and the list goes on – to boost your natural defences against infections. Scientifically proven to have therapeutic benefits for over 170+ human diseases.

Drinking merely 1.5L of Hi-Bliss Hydrogen Water provides the same antioxidant potency of taking 1,496 apples or 2,194 bananas.

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