Best foods to balance diet and immunity during rainy season
The rainy season is here and while it can be quite soothing, it does have it’s health concerns too.
Here are five top foods to help balance your diet and immunity:
Turmeric, in any form, is excellent for your health. Add turmeric powder to your everyday food, or have freshly grated ginger-turmeric blend as a sidekick to your platter.
Probiotics and fermented foods
Probiotics are the good bacteria that live in our gut or intestinal tract. These bacteria can help fight off disease-fighting germs as well as bad bacteria from thriving in our bodies.
Be sure to include foods like yogurt, buttermilk, pickled veggies, in your diet.
Lemon is pure vitamin C, and it is great for your immunity. It fights infections, eases digestion, strengthens bones, and does a lot more good things for your body.
Also named as the stinking rose, garlic comes with loads of health benefits. It fights the cold and flu-causing viruses and gives a boost to your immune system.
Nuts and dry fruits
Munching on dates, almonds, and walnuts is a good idea, no matter what the season. However, as these nuts are rich in vitamins and minerals, these are great options to add to your rainy season diet.
Spinach is a superfood. It is a good source of vitamin A, E, and C, beta carotene, folic acid, and fiber.
Ginger is an excellent herb with antibiotic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. It is also rich in antioxidants.