Boost Your Immunity!
Your immune system is your body’s best line of defense against germs
and the viruses that cause the flu. Bolster it today with this delicious recipe.
Garlic is loaded with sulfur containing compounds such as allicin,
which stimulates the multiplication of infection fighting white blood cells
boost natural killer cell activity and increases antibodies.
Broccoli, cooked, contains 123 mg of vitamin C,
the top immune system booster, per cup.
Mushrooms are super powerful immunity boosters.
Researchers found they enhance the function of cytokines,
which help the body defend against viruses.
Ginger is packed with gingerol, a plant compound that fights colds and flu viruses.
Carrots are a top source of beta carotene, which ups the number of infection
fighting cancer and helper T cells.
Immune Boosting Stir Fry
In a non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, sunflower, or healthy oil of choice over low heat.
Add ¼ cup chopped onions.
2 teaspoons of minced garlic
1 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
Cook until golden for 1 minute
Add 1 cup broccoli florets and
1 carrot sliced
Stir fry for 5 minutes
Add ½ cup quartered mushrooms and
2 teaspoons lite soy sauce,
Cover and cook 3 minutes
Remove from heat
Stir in 2 tsp of orange juice, or some orange zest
Don’t forget the supplements to help your immune system. Call us to find out which ones are right for you.
Health and Wellness Associates