Having a healthy immune system BEFORE the germs strike reduces the duration of illnesses & can help you fend it off before you show symptoms! Believe it or not, your gut is actually a vital part of your immune system, and your digestive health plays a big role in keeping the rest of your body fit.
Below are some fun foods/recipes that promote good gut health and strong Immune System!
Chili is loaded with all sorts of beneficial ingredients that offer immunity support:
Tomatoes – high in Lycopene, which is an antioxidant that helps fight disease
Onions – anti-inflammatory and antibacterial
Garlic – high in antioxidants, antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal
Bell pepper – high in beta-carotene, which is converted to Vitamin A
Cilantro – antioxidant and antimicrobial
Tumeric - anti-inflammatory and very strong antioxidant
Black Pepper - antioxidant, aids digestion, improves circulation
Go easy on the meat, as the gut has to work harder to process it, and feel free to add natural probiotics like Greek yogurt on top as a substitute for sour cream.
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