Healthy Living

  • Whether it's a college student, professional, housewife or a businessman, everyone wants to stay healthy and perform at optimum levels at all times.  The key to achieving that goal is your immunity.
    Here are ten lifestyle and dietary changes you can make to help boost your immunity naturally.

Spice it Up

  • Indian spices not just enhance the taste but also enrich our health. Turmeric (Haldi) along with other spices like Coriander, Garlic, Black Pepper, ginger, and curry leaves help improve immunity.

Get Quality Sleep

  • Sleep is a time when our body heals, regenerates as well as produces and distributes key immune cells, making adequate sleep critical for a healthy immune response. Therefore, if our body does not get enough sleep, our body becomes more susceptible to illness.

Get Some Sun

  • Due to current lifestyles, getting adequate sunlight has become more important now than ever before. Soak in some Vitamin D, which we get from sunlight, to lower the risk of respiratory infection.

Stay Hydrated

  • Hydration will help flush out the toxins from the body and lower the chances of flu.

Say Yes to Yoga

  • Yoga, especially Pranayama, strengthens the muscles and reduces the production of stress hormones, which directly affects our immunity. 

Stay Active

  • Physical activities promote good blood circulation, which allows our immune system cells to move through your body freely and defend our health efficiently.

Stay Positive

  • A positive mindset has a multitude of benefits. Research shows that positive thoughts reduce stress and increase resilience to infection. 

Quit Unhealthy Addictions

  • Alcohol and cigarette smoking affect your immunity. The chemicals released by cigarette smoke can interfere with the growth and function of immune cells while smoking also worsens viral and bacterial infections.

Eat Healthily

  • Adopt a diet that helps keep your immune system functioning efficiently. That means including plant and plant-based fruits such as carrots, spinach, red bell peppers and citrus fruits as well as seeds and nuts.

Consume Probiotics

  • Research shows that probiotics are some of the best foods to boost immunity. Yoghurt or curd contains probiotics or good bacteria, which keep the intestines healthy and in turn, boost immunity.