In the last month of winter, our immune system needs recharge and support. First, you need to resist infectious diseases. Second, on the cold February days, the body requires warmth and energy! What foods will help boost immunity and to compensate for the deficiency of vitamin C?
Since ancient times, sauerkraut is considered one of the most useful products, especially in the winter-spring period. Sauerkraut is a leader in conservation for vitamin C. besides, it contains large amounts of vitamin A and B. Another feature of sauerkraut is its low-calorie content. It strengthens the immune system, positively affects the body, bad metabolism, stimulates intestinal motility, improves the heart’s functioning, and affects mood.
To eat one pomegranate or drink a glass of pomegranate juice a day is a great way to “clean” the blood after colds and flu. It contains enzymes that help the production of red blood cells – red blood cells.
Pomegranate contains four essential vitamins C – strengthens the immune system, P – vessels, B6 – the nervous system, and B12 improves the blood formula.
Binders pomegranate help to get rid of a painful cough with bronchitis and also stimulate the pancreas. But with increased acidity of gastric juice in its pure form is contraindicated – it is better to dilute it a carrot.
Pomelo is considered a dietary product. It is often compared to grapefruit, but unlike him, pomelo has a sweet taste and easier to clean. Pomelo is rich in vitamin C, b vitamins, phosphorus, calcium, sodium, iron, and essential oils.
Cellulose, which contains pomelo, well influences the work of the gastrointestinal tract. Potassium supports the work of the cardiovascular system. Pomelo perfectly satisfies hunger. Pomelo, included in your winter diet, improves the immune system and helps your body prevent flu and other respiratory diseases.
Ginger is considered a beneficial product. It includes magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, potassium, iron, manganese, vitamin C, choline, etc. The essential oil constituent of ginger makes it extremely flavorful. Ginger is good to improve digestion, stimulate the intestines and stomach, increase appetite, enhance memory, relieve headaches, eliminate toxins from the body.
Raisins are one of the sweetest dried fruit. In ancient times, dried grapes were used to strengthen the nervous system and as a sedative. Today, doctors recommend eating raisins for heart disease, anemia, disorders of the liver and kidneys, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, hypertension, and respiratory system inflammation. Raisins fight weakness strengthens gums and teeth. And – most importantly – raisins retain virtually all the properties of the grapes.
Scientists call it “snow Queen” among berries. Still, if it goes the cold, vitamin C in this fruit is only getting bigger! So frozen, she does not lose useful properties.
The cranberries discovered acid, which acts as the real antibiotics. Cranberry juice helps fight inflammation of the kidneys, faster recovery after flu and SARS. And the cranberry juice helps prevent the formation of kidney stones.
In cranberries and the tongue, a lot of potassium is important for the heart; Biotin, essential for immunity and phosphorus, tones the muscles and bones and teeth’ fortress. The day is desirable to drink 0.5 liters of cranberry juice, made from a pair of cups of fresh or frozen cranberries.