Emmi expands Onken range with ‘immune boosting’ Super Kefir | News

Emmi expands Onken range with ‘immune boosting’ Super Kefir | News

  • June 16, 2021

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Emmi has expanded its Onken big pot lineup with the launch of a new range of Super Kefir yoghurt pots.

Launching into Tesco and Co-op stores nationally on 5 July, the kefir pots will be available in Strawberry & Pomegranate and Lemon & Ginger flavoured variants which contained 14 “unique” live culture varieties, the supplier said.

The NPD (rsp: £1.50/350g pot) “boosted the immune system”, Emmi claimed, thanks to its use of vitamins B6 and B12. It will later be rolled out in Asda and Ocado in August, with the launch supported by a through the line marketing campaign across summer and autumn, featuring a new TV and editorial advert.

Onken would further promote the launch online through a host of influencer and brand partnerships, Emmi said.

“We know there’s been a huge shift in health trends over the past year, with more and more people taking a greater interest in improving their immunity as a result of the pandemic,” said Emmi UK head of marketing Laura Graham.

“We wanted to champion centuries-old super fruits in our bold new flavour pairings, and show that functional yoghurts are not just terrific for your body – they’re tasty too. These new 350g pots are perfect for those looking to show their immune system some TLC.”

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Foods and Beverages with Immunity Boosting and Gut Health Claims Soar to $59 Billion

  • June 9, 2021

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. food and beverage industry has been impacted heavily by COVID-19. In 2020 especially, more people looked to improve their health and boost immunity to prevent or lessen the severity of illness. Consumers are buying more supplements or vitamins to protect their immune system due to COVID-19, and some are also buying food and beverage products to boost their immune systems. 2020 turned out to be a banner year: the market for packaged foods and beverages with claims for gut health or immunity grew more than 50%, pushing sales to $59 billion, as reported by Packaged Facts’ new report Immunity Boosting Foods: Gut Health & General Immunity Improvement. Packaged food and beverage products in the scope of this report include those with prebiotics, probiotics, high fiber claims, and “superfood” claims such as “high in antioxidants” or “added vitamins/minerals” that may be beneficial for immunity or gut health.

Packaged Facts projects that sales in this market will decelerate over the next five years, although the pandemic boom in 2020 and 2021 will affect the market for years to come.

More than two-fifths of consumers report that because of the coronavirus, they are buying food and beverages products to protect their immune systems more, and these consumers are also somewhat more likely than average to express greater concerns about the pandemic and to have experienced more negative personal effects.

Additionally, the pandemic has led to more time spent cooking at home. Extra time in the kitchen has combined with increased interest in gut health to give rise to more recipes and cookbooks focused on the GI tract. Nonetheless, functional packaged foods that may improve gut health or immunity are an especially convenient way for consumers. Some fermented products that are naturally probiotic have experienced fast sales gains in the last year, such as yogurt, kombucha, kefir, and sauerkraut. Other products with ingredients that may provide gut health or immunity benefits continue to be released, such as sodas, nutrition bars, enhanced waters, and “super juices.”

For more information see the Immunity Boosting Foods: Gut Health & General Immunity Improvement report page. This report analyzes current retail sales, projects future sales, and examines trends across the U.S. market for functional foods and beverages with gut health or immunity claims, considering the current and longer-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Immunity Boosting Food Product Market – Top Trends Boosting the Industry Share Through 2026 – KSU

  • June 7, 2021

Immunity boosting food products are used to strengthen people’s bodily immune systems. A healthy immune system protects the body by forming a barrier that prevents invaders, or antigens, from entering the body. If one slips through the barrier, the immune system produces white blood cells and other chemicals and proteins that target and destroy these foreign substances.

A Professional Survey done by Big Market Research has formulated a report titled Immunity Boosting Food Product Market, which instills a crisp idea of the influential aspects affecting the growth of the market. It gives the new entrants a clear idea of all the business strategies incorporated by the key players, which is helping them regulate their trade success. It serves a reliable business tool helping the reader to understand the global and domestic scope of the market.

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This research report represents a 360-degree overview of the competitive landscape of the Global Immunity Boosting Food Product Market. Furthermore, it offers massive data relating to recent trends, technological advancements, tools, and methodologies. The research report analyzes the Global Immunity Boosting Food Product Market in a detailed and concise manner for better insights into the businesses.

Top Key Players Profiled in this Report Includes ➜ Danone SA, Nestle, Blue Diamond Growers, Diamond Foods, Dole Food Company, Pinnacle Foods, Olam International, Hines Nut Company, Fonterra Group Cooperative, Associated British Foods

All of the segments shed light upon in the report are examined for their future growth in the global Immunity Boosting Food Product market. The report also shows their current growth in the global Immunity Boosting Food Product market so that players could cash in on the available opportunities. Readers are provided with manufacturing cost analysis, manufacturing process analysis, price analysis, and other studies important to closely understand the global Immunity Boosting Food Product market.

Global Immunity Boosting Food Product Market: Product Type Segment Analysis ➜ Nuts and Seeds, Fruits and Vegetables, Dairy-based Products, Probiotics and Prebiotics, Others

Global Immunity Boosting Food Product Market: Application Segment Analysis ➜ Online, Offline

Immunity Boosting Food Product market as per the geographical landscape ➜ North America, US, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Japan, China, South Korea, India, UAE, Egypt, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia

The Global Immunity Boosting Food Product Market is gaining pace and businesses have started understanding the benefits of analytics in the present day highly dynamic business environment. The market has witnessed several important developments over the past few years, with mounting volumes of business data and the shift from traditional data analysis platforms to self-service business analytics being some of the most prominent ones.

This study is been done in all the major parts of regions of the world and data is been given considering a forecast period respectively. The questions like why the particular region leads in this particular market, which factors are driving this market, what are major opportunities and many such are discussed in detail.

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Immunity boosting: Healthy drinks that keep you hydrated and boost immunity

Immunity boosting: Healthy drinks that keep you hydrated and boost immunity

  • June 6, 2021
We all know we’re supposed to hydrate, especially during the summer. Your body can excrete up to ten litres of water in a day. Surely, ten litres is a lot to drink! Here’s the thing though, the daily recommended water intake is about 1.5-2 litres everyday. Our bodies get a lot of their water content during digestion by breaking down the food we eat. While we make sure to cook our food to appeal to our taste buds, there are ways we can make our water intake tasty as well. Dimple Jangda, Ayurvedic Health coach, suggests a few things that can really help your body

The Prana Immunity Booster drink is a must have this summer. Here’s how you can make it:

Heat 1 teaspoon of organic ghee in a small pan. Add in a pinch of cinnamon, a pinch of turmeric, 1 cardamom, 1 clove, freshly grated ginger and a pinch of pepper. Saute this for a minute till the aromatic herbs blend in with the ghee. Add in a glass of water and boil it well. Once ready, enjoy this immunity booster!

This drink protects your body from the damage of free radicals, strengthens your immune response to antigens and can clear up congestion in the nasal and throat area.
Ayurveda stresses upon the importance of ghee and for good reason. Consuming ghee not only builds up better gut and immune health, but can also cleanse the lungs. It is highly beneficial for everyone to consume 1 teaspoon of ghee everyday.

Let’s also understand the current covid strain which causes symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, stomach issues, conjunctivitis, rashes all over the body and

discolouration of the arms and legs. It’s important to consume tender coconut water which helps in reducing these symptoms which are caused due to a pitta imbalance.

Sabja seeds soaked in water overnight is highly beneficial in reducing pitta imbalance and acclimatising to the summer heat.

An alternative drink is The Virgin Toddy created by Dimple. This is a great replacement for the sugary drinks sold in the market, that cause a spike in your blood sugar levels and then a sudden drop, creating waves of tiredness. Here’s what you’ll need:

A few slices of tangerine

1 cinnamon stick

1 clove

Half tsp teaspoon grated ginger

Pinch of ground pepper

Fresh apple juice to taste

Here’s how you’ll make it:

Boil the herbs with 200 ml of water till the water changes colour and the aroma of the herbs fill the air. Let the mixture cool and then strain out the herbs from the water. Add in the apple juice as per your taste and drop in your tangerine slices for a hint of citrus. Once you try this drink, you’ll be sure to love it. Having no added sugar, it keeps your blood sugar level stable yet provides you with a sweet taste to boost your energy levels with. This drink has powerful antiviral and antibacterial properties.

It is high in antioxidants and can fight off infections. These recipes are proof that choosing more healthy options in your day to day life does not mean compromising on taste and experience. By realising the different properties of foods, it is easy to learn how to marry flavours to provide a nutrient dense yet flavourful meal or drink.

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DYK ‘Onions’ can do wonders when it comes to boosting your immunity?

  • June 2, 2021
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DYK ‘Onions’ can do wonders when it comes to boosting your immunity?

The current COVID19 crisis has put the focus back on health and overall well-being. People across the world have been looking for ways to strengthen their immune system. Building immunity and taking vital nutrients has become really important to save our body from the deadly wave of Coronavirus. Vitamins are an essential component in your quest for perfect your immunity system, as well as numerous other health benefits. Now, nutritionist Luke Coutinho has revealed a simple way to keep our immune system strong. 

Coutinho took to her Instagram and shared a picture of some freshly cut onions and wrote, “Boost your immunity with this simple age-old habit of eating raw onion with meals.”

“If you have severe acidity or GERD, onion may not suit you, and in that case, it’s recommended you cook the onions,” the health expert added.

Along with Onions, one can boost the immune system by adding these food items to their meal: 

Oranges

Oranges, which are high in vitamin C, can help to lower stress hormones and strengthen the immune system. 

Curd 

This probiotic dairy product has the goodness of Vitamin D and potassium. Apart from that, it also helps in maintaining the health of the digestive system.

Spinach

Spinach is a nutritious leafy green vegetable high in calcium, B-vitamins, iron, and antioxidants. One of the foods that can help with anxiety is spinach. 

Eggs

Because of their high nutrient content, eggs are often referred to as nature’s multivitamin. One of the few naturally occurring sources of vitamin D is whole eggs. Whole eggs are high in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants, all of which are required for a healthy stress response. 

Nuts

Nuts are high in nutrients, including B vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. B vitamins are an essential part of a healthy diet and can help with stress reduction. Almonds, pistachios, and walnuts may even aid in the reduction of blood pressure. Nuts and seeds are also high in magnesium, which is beneficial because magnesium has been linked to improved anxiety management.

Also Read: COVID19: Fish, eggs to dark chocolate, government shares list of food to build immunity

 

International Milk Day 2021: 3 must-have dairy products for boosting your immunity amidst COVID-19 pandemic

3 must-have dairy products for boosting your immunity amidst COVID-19 pandemic

  • May 31, 2021

International Milk Day, which is observed every June 1, here we are with a few dairy products that can help you stay strong amidst COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to know more

Updated: Mon, 31 May 2021 01:29 PM IST

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: As COVID-19’s strain continues to spread its wings, it is very important for one to take care of themselves. As this time the virus is severely affecting people’s lungs and causing breathing problems, infections, stomach issues and more, it is even more necessary to maintain our immunity. Therefore, to minimise the risk of the disease washing hands, having your surrounding sanitized and even social distancing is not enough. 

Yes, in the second strain of COVID-19 boosting your immune system should be your top priority and one of the best ways to do that is to keep a track of what are you eating throughout the day. Right from green veggies, legumes to healthy dairy products, one should include everything in their diet. Meanwhile, when it comes to increasing immunity then milk is considered one of the best options for the same. Therefore, on International Milk Day, which is observed every June 1, here we are with a few dairy products that can help you stay strong amidst COVID-19 pandemic. 

Milk

Milk is considered as a complete diet for age groups right from a child to an older adult. It contains vitamin A, vitamin D, zinc, protein and other nutrients which help in boosting your immunity. 

Yogurt

As per experts, a lot of flu-like infections in adults can be controlled once they have probiotic-rich yogurt drinks. Yes, yoghurt is rich in lactobacillus which is a probiotic (also known as a beneficial type of bacteria) that helps in fighting for your body and increasing your immunity.  

Cheese

According to a latest study conducted by experts in the University of Turku in Finland, cheese can be highly good for immune system. Yes, this milk product can carry probiotic bacteria which is considered beneficial to increase immunity in older adults.  

Role of nutrients in the immune system

Dairy foods which are mentioned above including milk, cheese and yogurt posses important nutrients such as vitamins A and D, zinc and protein, which a ire considered good immunity boosters. Therefore, take a look at what role do they play in strengthening your body’s defence mechanism.

  • Vitamin A lends its support to gastrointestinal tract and respiratory systems’ tissues.
  • Vitamin D helps in keeping your gastrointestinal system intact, also, it protects your body against lung infections.
  • Zinc helps in maintaining skin integrity while boosting your immunity. 
  • Protein helps in quick healing and gets your body to recover faster.

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Check out the greens to eat post covid for boosting immunity

Check out the greens to eat post covid for boosting immunity

  • May 27, 2021

Many complain of weakness, fatigue, and stress after recovering from covid-19. After recovering from covid patient suffers from deficiency …

Check out the greens to eat post covid for boosting immunity

Many complain of weakness, fatigue, and stress after recovering from covid-19. After recovering from covid patient suffers from deficiency of nutrients in the body. A healthy and balanced diet is essential to make up for this deficiency.  Greens are rich in nutrients. It contains a large amount of vitamins and minerals that body needs.

Spinach

Spinach contains excellent nutrients like vitamins A, B, C, E, K, calcium, iron and beta carotenoids. This helps boost your immune system. Green leafy vegetables are rich in iron, folate, lutein and omega-3s. Consuming spinach strengthens muscles and replenishes energy. You can eat spinach raw or make vegetables.

Ginger

Ginger boosts the immune system due to its antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral benefits. Enriched with antioxidants, ginger helps reduce stress and ward off infectious diseases. You can either eat raw ginger or add it to tea or vegetables.

Broccoli

Broccoli is a vegetable rich in nutrients. It is rich in Vitamin C, Beta-Carotene, Zinc, Magnesium, Potassium and Glutathione which helps the immune system and regulates blood sugar levels in the body. You can also make broccoli soup and eat it.

Bell pepper

Colored bell peppers contain more antioxidants than citrus fruits, which makes them healthier. Crispy bell peppers are high in carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E and potassium, so include them in your diet for faster recovery.

Soy

Soy is rich in plant-based proteins, immuno-modulatory isoflavones and anti-inflammatory agents. It improves bowel function. Consumption of soy and soy products helps reduce the risk of heart disease by improving the level of cholesterol in the body.

Guide To Boosting Immunity Through Pranayama Or Breathing Exercises

Guide To Boosting Immunity Through Pranayama Or Breathing Exercises

  • May 25, 2021

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In the light of the second wave of COVID-19 that we are witnessing, it is no secret that the resilience of our immune system relies heavily on the functioning of our respiratory system. Health Coach and Yoga Expert Shreya Sethi says, “Many have seen the first hand effects of prone breathing, helping blood-oxygen levels increase. The most obvious area of benefit from pranayama practices is the respiratory system: Breathing control techniques have been shown to improve lung function in both healthy people and patients with chronic bronchitis and asthma. Pranayama also reduces psychological stress, thus boosting immune function.”

What Happens When We Are Under Physical Or Psychological Stress?

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Under stress, the body’s sympathetic nervous system is triggered, and we switch into ‘survival mode’ or ‘fight or flight mode’. This mode brings with it increased heart rate to send more blood rushing to the muscles to prepare the body for fight or flight. Stress hormone production increases during this time too. Sethi says, “This mode expends so much of our bodily resources that we feel fatigued and drained even if we haven’t done any physical exercise. This, overtime, weakens our immune system immensely.”

But, there is some good news! We have the capability of initiating the opposite response that is induced by stress. Sethi explains, “For this, we need to tweak and use some behavioral strategies like meditation and slow breathing. When the relaxation response is activated, our sympathetic nervous system is overridden by the parasympathetic nervous system. These relaxation techniques might be harder to practise in the beginning, but we need to make this a habit so our body and mind understands its importance.”

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Research around the effects of yogic breathing practices, or pranayama, explores the significant implications of this breath-body-mind relationship. In one of the researches, led by William Bushell, PhD, a biophysical/medical anthropologist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, found that pranayama and meditation affect the anti-stress and anti-inflammatory properties in the body.

So, which pranayams or breathing techniques should you practise to boost your immune system? Sethi lists a few along with the complete steps for each.

Abdominal Breathing Or Diaphragmatic Breathing

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• Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight or lie on your back on any flat surface.
• Relax your shoulders, put one hand on your chest and the other hand on your abdomen.
• Breathe in through your nose for about 4 seconds. You should experience the air moving through your nostrils into your abdomen, making your abdomen rise and expand. During this type of breathing, make sure your abdomen is moving outward while your chest remains relatively still.
• Breathe out from your nose for 4 seconds. During this exhalation, make sure your abdomen moves inward and deflates while your chest remains relatively still.
• Repeat for at least 20 breaths.

Anuloma Viloma Or Alternate Nostril Breathing

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• Sit in a comfortable position with your legs crossed and back straight. Place your left hand on your left knee and lift your right hand up toward your nose.
• Exhale completely and then use your right thumb to close your right nostril. Inhale completely through your left nostril in 4 slow counts and then close the left nostril with your fingers.
• Open the right nostril and exhale through this side in 6 slow counts. Now again, inhale through the same side (right nostril) for 4 counts and then close this nostril.
• Open the left nostril and exhale through the left side for 6 slow counts.
• This is one cycle. Complete 6 cycles of this breathing exercise.

Bhramri Or Bee Breathing

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• Sit up straight in a quiet, well-ventilated corner. Keep your eyes closed for some time. Observe the sensations in the body and the quietness within.
• Place your index fingers on your ears. There is a cartilage between your cheek and ear. Place your index fingers on the cartilage.
• Take a deep breath in and as you breathe out, gently press the cartilage. You can keep the cartilage pressed or press it in and out with your fingers while making a loud humming sound like a bee.
• You can also make a low-pitched sound but it is a good idea to make a high-pitched one for better results. Try to sustain the exhalation for as long as you can (aim for 20 seconds at least)
• Breathe in again and continue the same 3-4 times.

Read more: These Easy Yoga Asanas Will Help You Keep Your Body Cool This Summer

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Immune Boosting Foods To Help You Enjoy Your Summer

  • May 20, 2021

In a post-pandemic world we still want to ensure our health is a priority and one simple step to do so is by eating well. Aside from constant hand-washing, quarantining, sleeping eight hours a night, reducing stress, exercise, and getting enough vitamin D, the foods we eat can boost our immune system. Foods like oranges that are high in vitamin C or yogurt with probiotics can increase our chances of staying healthy post lockdown. Here are eight foods to add to your diet and support your immune system so you can enjoy your summer after a year of quarantine.

Ginger

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Ginger is usually used in Southeast Asian dishes but it’s one of the healthiest spices though the strong flavor may be an acquired taste. You can use ginger in many ways: fresh, dried, powdered, oil, or juice. Ginger is high in antioxidants and has been used to fight the flu and common cold. Slice up some ginger and add it to boiling water. Let it sit for about 10 minutes then add in some honey and lemon. Drink it as a tea to reap those benefits. It’s also commonly used in kombucha and if you’re indulging in sushi make sure you’re eating the raw ginger slices.

Broccoli

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Broccoli is probably one of those vegetables that we all hated as kids but have learned to love as an adult. It’s a cruciferous veggie which means it may cause a bit of gas but it’s a nutritional powerhouse full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. In fact, one cup of raw broccoli has 135 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. This vegetable plays an important role in both the prevention and treatment of various illnesses. Enjoy it roasted, chopped in your salad, or sautéed in a stir fry.

Yogurt

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Yogurt is high in protein and it also contains good bacteria which can help fight off infection in the body. When buying yogurt, make sure it contains Bifidobacteria and Lactobacillus, these bacteria will reduce your likelihood of contracting illness. Aside from these probiotics, yogurt has magnesium, selenium, and zinc for immune health. Mix some yogurt in with your fruit or oatmeal in the mornings or add it to a smoothie.

Citrus Fruits

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Citrus fruits are sweet, brightly colored, and full of vitamin C. These fruits include grapefruits, lemons, limes, oranges, and even tomatoes. These foods will certainly boost your immunity but they are also high in fiber and low in calories. Add slices of lemon to your water to keep you hydrated all day long. Word of caution: pick whole fruits as opposed to fruit juice. Fruit juice usually has added sugar which can actually weaken your immunity.

Garlic

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The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, aka the “Father of Western Medicine”, used to prescribe garlic to treat several medical conditions. To this day, many studies have shown that garlic has many health benefits because of the sulfur compounds that form when garlic is chopped or crushed. It is high in antioxidants and detoxifies the body from heavy metals in the bloodstream. Add garlic to any dish or chop it up and make a tea which may be an acquired taste but the benefits make it worth it.

Almonds

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Almonds are one of the most popular nuts and while we love the roasted and salted kind, the healthiest way to eat it is raw. They are highly nutritious and high in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. The antioxidants in almonds mainly come from the brown layer of the skin. For this reason, blanched almonds – those with the skin removed – are not the best choice if you want to receive those health benefits. Add almonds to your morning oatmeal, eat them as a snack, or add them to your smoothies.

Turmeric

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Turmeric is one of the most powerful foods in existence. Turmeric has been used in India for thousands and years as a spice and medicinal herb. Why is turmeric so magical? Curcumin. This is the main active ingredient in turmeric and is a strong antioxidant with anti-inflammatory qualities. If you are buying turmeric supplements, look for bottles that include curcumin. You can also add it to smoothies, tea, and soup.

Green Tea

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Green tea is one of the healthiest drinks and though it does contain some caffeine it’s much less than what’s found in coffee. It’s rich in polyphenols which reduce inflammation and it contains a catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), one of the most powerful compounds in green tea that helps with fighting disease. Try replacing your morning coffee with some green tea, add it to smoothies, sip on it throughout the day with some freshly squeezed lemon. Matcha is another green tea that’s popular and is commonly available hot or cold with milk.

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Dennis Begos Illustrates the Best Way of Boosting Your Immune System During Covid-19

  • May 18, 2021

By paying attention to regular exercise, staying hydrated, and limiting your sugar intake, you can manage your stress level.


For boosting the natural defense of your body, you have to take care of your immune system. With the worldwide pandemic, it has become increasingly vital that you pay attention to physical and mental health. You have to increase the ability of your immune system so that you can fight the disease. There are various lifestyle changes and dietary revisions. However, you have to look for ways to strengthen the natural defense of your body. It will not only help you to limit disease-causing germs but also fight pathogens.

Dennis Begos Provides Tips and Tricks for Strengthening the Immune System 

 Health is the most significant possession of a person. The spread of the pandemic has illustrated this point in considerable detail. People understand the significance of physical and mental wellbeing amid the pandemic. Hence, for increasing your immunity, you have to take care of the following points:

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  • Sleep routine: There is a close relationship between immunity and sleep. Poor or inadequate sleep can make you susceptible to diseases. Various health studies have revealed that 6 to 8 hours of sleep is crucial for an adult. When you get adequate sleep, it naturally strengthens your immune system. Sleep deprivation and insomnia may reduce your ability to fight any illness. 
  • A balanced diet: Your diet will increase the strength of your immunity. Whole plant food items like seeds, nuts, vegetables, fruits, and legumes are good antioxidants and nutrients. It will uplift your mood and increase your ability to fight harmful pathogens. The food items which are rich in antioxidants help in decreasing inflammation and build your body. Keep in mind that there is a link between health conditions and chronic inflammation. It is the main reason behind the growing number of heart diseases, cancers, and Alzheimer’s cases.
  • Probiotic supplements: Apart from fermented food items and healthy fats, probiotic supplements play a significant role in a healthy lifestyle. Fermented food items are rich in probiotics which take care of your digestive tract. Hence, you can include kimchi, yogurt, and legumes in your diet. Research studies reveal that an increase in gut bacteria will help the immune system differentiate between healthy, harmful, and normal invader organisms. Hence, you have to pay attention to probiotic supplements in the absence of fermented food items.
  • Limit your sugar intake: Both salt and sugar intake must be limited. Emergent research studies reveal that refined carbs and sugars contribute to obesity and other diseases. According to Dennis Begos, if you want to keep your immune system working, you must limit these ingredients. Hence, your sugar level and pressure will be in place.

Moreover, you have to engage in physical exercise and keep yourself hydrated. Try to manage your anxiety level and choose your supplements wisely. Studies reveal that vitamin C-rich food items are crucial in these trying times. It assists in improving the functionality of the immune system. Hence, try to incorporate vitamin C-rich food items into your diet. By paying attention to regular exercise, staying hydrated, and limiting your sugar intake, you can manage your stress level.

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