“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”- Hippocrates

The above saying is absolutely true as eating healthy improves our immune system and thereby protects us from all diseases. I’m pretty sure most of us today are not eating healthy all the time, so here are few superfoods that you can include into your diet every week. These have multiple benefits to build immunity and even protect you from cancer. Examine.com provides you with great information about scientific studies and evaluations on health, wellbeing and nutrition.

1. Garlic

Garlic contains anti-carcinogenic compounds. It’s a natural medicine for upper respiratory problems and decreases cholesterol levels in your body. It also enhances the circulation of blood and therefore helps in preventing many cardiovascular diseases. Garlic is rich in anti-oxidants and consequently strengthens immunity to a great extent. Soaking two to three cloves of garlic overnight in water and drinking the water on an empty stomach can be an effective way to get rid of cholesterol. Garlic might be stinky but the health benefits that this superfood is proving to have surpasses any levels of smell. 

2. Dark Berries

Dark berries include red grapes, blueberries, mulberries and bilberries. Dark berries are rich source of anthocyanin and resveratrol.  Anthocyanin contains antioxidants. Including dark berries in your diet will reduce memory related problems in old people. Resveratrol prevents premature ageing, a powerful brain booster, prevents damage to cells and tissues and keeps the digestive system healthy.