10 Proven Ways to Help Boost the Immune System

3. Eliminate junk food to help boost your immune system

People say an army marches on its stomach. Well, so does your immune system. Nutrition is extremely important for the immune system, and lacking certain vitamins and nutrients and substituting them with sugary, non-nutritious food can cause it to crash.[3] Eat more fruits and vegetables that are filled with vitamins A, B6, C and E and things such folic acid and copper.

What it does: Eating nutrient-poor foods often means that you are not getting the vitamins and compounds that you need. Research shows that not eating enough vegetables and fruits can lower antibody response because of a lack of important vitamins such as A, C, B6, and others. If you do not enjoy eating vegetables or swear by refined bread instead of whole wheat, then try taking a multivitamin everyday so that you don’t fall short on the essential vitamins and minerals our bodies need.

Nutrition Infographic

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