Foods to Help Boost Immunity
This week for my Health in a Hand Basket Segment on Good Day Rochester on 13 WHAM News I talked about our Topic of the Week – Foods to Help Boost Immunity! Cold and flu season has hit late this year- protect yourself and your family by preparing your body with a good defense system – healthy foods! ♥
Watch the video below – Foods to Help Boost Immunity!
How does that old saying go; ‘the best defense is a good offense‘?
I don’t watch football but the same philosophy is true when it comes down to our health. If you want to give yourself a fighting chance during cold and flu season, you must be prepared! Luckily there are many healthy lifestyle factors that can help you to boost your immunity and effectively fight off potential sickness and disease. Although we’re well into April, cold and flu season is at its peak this year and it is important to stay prepared.
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As mentioned in the video, while no one singe food has been shown to have an impact on the immune system, a good diet in combination with other healthy lifestyle factors such as good hand hygiene, healthy sleep habits and exercise have been shown to help prevent the onset of many potential illnesses. This week on Good Day Rochester I am featuring tropical fruits like pomegranate, kiwi and mango, Greek Yogurt, and green tea as some of our immune boosting ingredients!
To learn more about Immune Boosting Foods, watch the video below!
This breakfast bowl looks fancy but is nothing more than yogurt and fruit put together with a little creativity. And don’t worry if you don’t have time for creativity – this tastes delicious no matter how you present it! PLUS this bowl is packed with nutrition and immune boosting super foods; high in vitamins, minerals & antioxidants – for 430 calories you get 28 grams of protein, 17 grams of fiber, and healthy omega 3′s to keep you full all morning long!
We didn’t have much time to talk about the smoothie on air, so be sure to check out this amazing recipe! Take a moment to whip up this Wild Blueberry & Lavender Smoothie to enjoy a few minutes of stress relief from these amazing all natural, plant-based ingredients that will help to calm your mind, soothe your body, and relax your soul.
I hope you enjoy this video and consider taking a more holistic approach to boosting your immunity. Remember, there is nothing better than a well-balanced, plant-based diet to provide your body with everything you need to function at your best ♥
P.S. Do you want to learn more about plant-based eating? Be sure to sign up below you for your free Meal Plan, so you cam see just how easy eating delicious and nutritious food can be!
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