During this pandemic, it is important to understand that you must protect and boost your immune system. Supplements and medications are a way to boost your immune system but wouldn’t it be better to improve your immune system through natural means?

Your diet contributes a lot to the makeup of your body. So, eating the right foods can boost your immune system too! Find out more in this list of 8 foods that can boost your immune system.

Berries

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

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

Spinach

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

Oily Fish

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

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

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

Ginger

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

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.