10 Ways to Improve Your Immune System

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No one wants to get sick and it is our immune system which helps our body to fight against the microorganisms which are responsible for causing various types of diseases. Immune system is like an army for our body which protect the body form its disease causing enemy. As every other thing deteriorates so as our immune system if we do not take proper care of it. Here are some ways in which you can boost your immune system.

1. Proper diet

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We have a tendency to worry about our health when we are already on the bed. Why do we have to wait until we get sick to look after our body? One should adopt healthy eating habits. A healthy diet is a key to healthy heart and it improves our stamina. Not only this, a proper diet also helps to keep our bones and muscles healthy and strong. A diet rich in proteins, with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and which contains very less amount of fats and sugar is a proper healthy diet. Fruits and vegetables like orange, lemon and tangerines which are rich in vitamin C helps to boost our immune system.

2. Maintain your hygiene

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If you think that looking good and smelling good makes you hygienic, you are totally wrong. When we take proper care, it helps us to be protected from various infections and diseases. Do not forget to wash your hands after coming to home with water and soap. Cleaning your hands properly helps us to get rid of bacteria or germs which we pick in the course of the day. Do not forget to bath daily and brush your teeth properly.

3. Drink water

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Water helps to clean out toxic waste from our body. Drinking 7-8 glasses of water helps to keep our body clean. Water helps to energize our body, make bowl movements easier and helps to keep a balance of fluids in our body. If you are feeling thirsty then avoid drinking aerated drinks to quench your thirst.

4. A cup of green tea

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Green tea is a favored drink which has been consumed all over the globe for its many health benefits. Out of all the benefits, the most important is that green tea is beneficial for our immune system. Green tea is rich in antioxidants which helps to strength our immune system by fighting against the oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is harmful for our body as it damages our cells. Green tea helps to prevent autoimmune problems like rheumatoid arthritis.

 

5. Limit your drinking habits

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Drinking occasionally is okay but if you are a regular boozer then you have to limit your drinking habits. Drinking too much alcohol can cause immunodeficiency. Once your immunity is weak then you will be more prone to all kind of bacterial, fungal and viral diseases. Drinking wine and beer in moderate quantity can be good for your immune system. So the advice for you right now is to consume alcohol in moderation.

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