Foods To Help Boost Your Immune System

Our immune system is one of the most important things in our body, afterall, it keeps us healthy! We have compiled a list of foods which better your immune system.


Citrus Fruit


You may have heard about the timely trick of taking some vitamin C when you’ve caught a nasty cold, this is because it in fact does help strengthen your immune system! Vitamin C help urge the production of white blood cells. An excellent food for the job is citrus fruits, such as oranges and grapefruits, as they are packed with vitamin C.

Broccoli



Along with aiding digestion and being rich in fibre, broccoli is loaded with vitamins A, C and E. All these nutrients are shown to strengthen your immune system, so make sure you load that plate up with broccoli!

If you're looking for your broccoli fix, you might like to try our ‘Mac and Greens’ dish which feature broccoli and lots of different kinds of veggies and pasta in a creamy cheese sauce!

Ginger



Ginger is full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which helps prevent cell damage and fend-off chronic diseases.

You’d have to be crazy to say no to benefits like that, so why not try our cold-pressed juices? They're filled with nutrients (and not to mention ginger) and have many more health benefits too!

Spinach


These leafy greens are filled with folate, vitamin A, vitamin B2, vitamin C, vitamin K, fibre, magnesium and iron. So it's no secret that spinach is one of the healthiest vegetables out there!

Psst. Remember our cold-pressed juices? Well, it's no surprise that some of our juices also include spinach!

Almonds


Almonds are one of the most heart-healthy nuts out there as they are an excellent source of vitamin E. They also contain a great amount of fibre, protein, manganese and magnesium, which together will keep your immune system in ship-shape!

Green Tea


It’s universally known that green tea is very beneficial, so it's only fitting we add it to our list! This anti-oxidant filled beverage is filled with vitamin B2, vitamin C, vitamin E, folic acid, amino acids and many more! So why not have a cozy night and relax with a nice cup of green tea and get all those health benefits!

We hope this article can give you a few ideas as to which foods can help strengthen your immune system, especially now that the days are getting colder and flu season is upon us!


If you would like to try any of our dishes mentioned, make sure to book a table with us today before the new Covid restrictions come into force tonight! Don't worry we will still be open for takeaway and deliveries during tier 4.


We hope you are all keeping safe!



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