How exactly can your diet affect your overall health? Diets that are too low in iron may lead to lethargy and a weakened immune system. However, some foods can actually offer us an immune boost when consumed, leading to a healthier and happier lifestyle. Foods that are high in vitamins and other nutrients are thought to increase the body’s production of white blood cells. Eating a balanced diet rich in probiotics may also lend a hand in strengthening your immune system.

Try adding some of these tasty foods to your diet:

  • Citrus fruits
  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Spinach
  • Yogurt
  • Almonds
  • Turmeric
  • Green tea
  • Papaya
  • Kiwi
  • Poultry
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Shellfish

Next time you are in the grocery store, put down those unhealthy snacks and give your immune system a boost by stocking up on these foods!


 

 


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