Best Immune-Boosting Foods to Consume in the Pandemic

Best Immune-Boosting Foods to Consume in the Pandemic

Hello tea lovers! We hope you are doing healthy and well these days. COVID-19 cases in Indonesia and all over the world have once again increased, especially with the emergence of a new variant. However, we believe there is no need to panic, as long as we take the correct measures to protect ourselves. One of the ways is as simple as knowing which healthy foods to eat, that have the benefits of boosting your immunity. Check out these top immune-boosting foods to consume during the pandemic!

1. Ginger

It’s no secret that herbs are vital in supporting immune function. Herbs such as gingers are used in many traditional drinks and soups. Ginger is rich in antioxidants that strengthen your body against diseases. It also warms the body during cold weather!

2. Red and green paprika

Do you know red and green paprika has 2x as much vitamin C as citrus fruits? Adding some paprika in your daily meals not only adds that delicious spiciness, but also nourishes your body. Aside from vitamin C, it is also rich in beta carotene, so you’ll get all the benefits of strengthened immunity, clear skin, and healthy vision altogether.

3. Teh hijau

We might have different preferences in how we like our tea. But among all tea types, green tea excels in the levels of EGCG, a powerful antioxidant which is proven to enhance immunity. It is also a great source of L-theanine, a compound that helps your body to produce immune cells which fight disease.
Check out our green tea selections to accompany your relaxful teatime and boost your immunity: Jasmine Green, Dreamy Vanilla, and Moon Berry!

4. Fatty fish

Fatty fish, such as salmon and tuna, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that enhance immune function and prevent inflammation. They also make a delicious addition to your daily meal!

5. Beans

Did you know that beans are a great source of zinc, which is an important mineral for the immune system? Besides, beans also provide your body with plant-based proteins to build immune cells and antibodies!

Don’t forget to add these immune-boosting foods in your diet, rest well, exercise regularly, and take necessary measures to protect yourself from the virus. We’re all in this together!

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