Immunity plays a very vital role in everyone’s life, it is the defense system comprising many biological structures and processes within an organism that provides protection against diseases.
There are certain foods that contain immunity boosters to help children with proper growth and development and keep the kids healthy.
Here are foods to boost your child’s immune system:-
Yogurt or other probiotic containing foods- Yogurt is high in protein and calcium, serve it once a day and pair it with fruits and maple syrup.
Garlic-It contains sulpur- containing compounds such as Allicin which fights harmful viruses and bacteria and increases the efficiency of antibody production.
Almonds-They are nutritional powerhouse full of protein, fibre, potassium, healthy fat and B-Vitamins like riboflavin and niacin. They reduces the effects of stress and helps as an energy booster.
Oily-Fish- The omega 3 fatty acids found in oily fish helps boost the immunity by increasing the activity of phagocytes (white blood cells that combat harmful bacteria)
Mushrooms-They are jam-packed full of good nutrition and immune boosting qualities.
Oats and Barley- They are high in beta-glucan which boosts the immunity and helps to heal faster from any infection.