We’re all familiar with food boosting your immune system and preventing you from getting sick. But, did you know that there are beverages that can also build your immune system? These are the five drinks to incorporate into your diet for a healthy immune system.
We all know how important it is to stay hydrated throughout the day, but water also helps essential vitamins and minerals from foods get absorbed into your body and it removes waste products from the body. Water reduces the effects of chronic diseases and health problems that can damage your immune system.
If you love bloody marys your in luck as tomato juice has half of the day’s recommended Vitamin C and it has folate.
We love fruit smoothies and we’re glad to find out that they support a healthy immune system. Citrus fruits are high in Vitamin C and berries contain lots of antioxidants, which make them great for fighting off illnesses.
Like we needed another reason to drink coffee, but we’ll take it! Coffee is high in antioxidants which help get rid of harmful substances that work against immunity. Don’t overdo it with creams, syrups, or sugars, or you’re looking at an instant calorie burst.
Green tea reduces inflammation and it contains flavonoids that act as antioxidants. Matcha has even more antioxidants and more caffeine than regular green tea.