Top 20 Immune Boosting Foods

Your body’s immune system is a remarkable machine designed to protect you from harmful threats that may arise from outside or inside your own body. Overall, the immune system generates an inflammatory response that can be specific to a certain area (think infection) or a generalized area (think fever), and targets the threat with various defense cells. (17)
Although our immune system always strives to rid us of foreign invaders, what makes people sick is a combination of environmental exposure and their level of resilience. Although you can’t always control exposure, you can make dietary choices that give your disease-fighting cells some serious support.
You may not realize just how significantly our diet can influence your immunity.
A wide variety of diverse foods, especially fruits and vegetables, can have a huge impact on your immune system’s resilience. Foods may support immune function in various ways, including regulating inflammation, increasing resilience against infections, and by exhibiting anti-microbial and anti-cancer effects. To reap the most benefits, try to regularly incorporate a variety of the top immune-boosting foods listed below.

Here are the 20 science-backed foods that provide various benefits to immune health.

  1. Elderberries
  2. Chocolate
  3. Tumeric
  4. Fatty Fish
  5. Ginger
  6. Garlic
  7. Cruciferous Vegetables
  8. Matcha Green Tea
  9. Kefir
  10. Chili Peppers
  11. Apples
  12. Citrus Fruits
  13. Cranberries
  14. Fennel
  15. Sage
  16. Shiitake Mushrooms
  17. Nuts
  18. Oats
  19. Olive Oil
  20. Beans
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Thanks, Bob Wood, R.Ph.