What vitamins are necessary for good immunity?
What is immunity?
Immunity is the body's ability to defend itself against viruses and other pathogenic microorganisms.
In the spring, when viruses arrive from all sides, it is more important than ever to raise your immunity to the appropriate level in order for your body to fight them in the best way. Below we will share with you which vitamins will help you maintain a high immune system and in which foods you can find them.
Vitamin E is one of the most powerful antioxidants and is necessary to fight various infections that attack the body. Vitamin E is also extremely important for the shiny and well-groomed appearance of facial skin, it is also called the "vitamin of youth".
You can find vitamin E in almonds, sunflower seeds, sweet potatoes, green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, kale, spinach as well as in nuts, avocados.
Vitamin C plays an extremely important role not only in protecting the body from the virus but also in the absorption of iron. Namely, if you take spinach, it should always be combined with some of the sources of vitamin C in order for absorption to be much more efficient.
Sources of vitamin C are: citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, lime, grapefruit, pineapple, berries such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, chokeberries, currants, watermelons, apples, peppers.
Vitamin D As we currently do not have many natural sources of the sun, in order to be synthesized in our body, it is highly recommended to take it through salmon, tuna, mushrooms, squeezed oranges and full-fat yogurt. If you decide to take it through supplementation, consult a doctor, since vitamin D is a type of hormone and it is necessary to measure vitamin D in the blood beforehand. Vitamin D is also extremely effective in preventing respiratory tract infections.
Vitamin B Stimulates the formation of white blood cells and thus helps preserve the immune system. Vitamins B6, B9 and B 12 are the most important for resistance. An excellent source of B vitamins are nuts such as almonds, walnuts, cashews, green leafy vegetables, eggs, chicken, salmon.
Vitamin A is essential in building a good immune system. In addition, it plays an important role in the beautiful appearance of the skin, as well as in preserving vision.
We can find it in foods such as: tomatoes, milk, cheese, carrots, apricots, peaches, pumpkins, fish oil. In addition, it is very important to provide yourself with as much sleep as possible and as few stressful situations as possible.
We hope that this text will serve you and that it will help you build a strong immune system.