Just like the firefighter needs water to fight the fire and prevent further damages, our immune system needs the basic nutrients that help strengthen it for battle against infections.
To keep your immune system strong you need to “feed it” all the necessary nutrients and vitamins.
Luckily for you, most of them can be found in common types of food that are most likely available at the nearest grocery store. Here is a list of 15 foods that will help you remain healthy and boost the durability of your immune system:
24. Citrus fruits
One of the vitamins that help your immune system is vitamin C (there is a reason people turn to it when they catch a cold). It increases the production of white blood cells, which are the key component of our body’s defense against disease.
Limes, lemons, oranges and grapefruits, along with all other types of citrus, are all good sources of vitamin C.
The bad news is that your body needs a constant supply of vitamin C, as it can’t produce it on its own, so better try to include some citrus in your diet.