After COVID-19 spread all over the world heath and immunity are now considered a priority. Before COVID situation everyone prefers junk food over healthy food and after the covid situation, everyone is trying their best for a healthier lifestyle. Here are 5 best ways to increase your immunity in 2021
1. Healthy Food
I think everyone one have listened once in their life
FOR BEING HEALTHY EAT HEALTHY
There are so many things that present in your kitchen and can increase your immunity and strength
Citrus Fruit And Vegetable
Why citrus fruit? As we have grown up studying citrus fruit contain VITAMIN C. VITAMIN C is thought to increase the production of white cells and white cells help you to fight infection and increase your immunity. There are many fruits and vegetable that rich in Vitamin C but the two most common and easily available in your everyday kitchen is Lemon and Orange
Garlic is indeed useful for your body. It is scientifically proven that every clove of garlic contain DIALLYL, DISULFIDE, AND S-ALLYL CYSTEINE, and the strongest among them ALLICIN this help your immunity to get stronger there are many other benefits of garlic like
- Garlic single clove is rich in a high amount of nutrition but the amount of calories is less
- It can control your Blood Pressure
- Can fight cold and infection
Ginger will easily available in your kitchen. Ginger is used as a medicine in Ayurveda. Ginger increase your immunity power and also the power to help you during cold, throat problems, and cough
Garlic and Ginger are one the most important items in DECOCTION (Kadha) and the benefits of the decoction are known by everyone in India. There are many pre maid decoctions present in the market.
2. Regular Exercise
The best way to make your immune system good and healthy is regular exercise and it rightly said by Kenneth H. Cooper “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy”
Before Covid, we can exercise at the gym, hire a trainer, morning walk but in a crucial period of corona hiring a trainer of going gym is not safe for you and as well as for your family
You can do YOGA in the early morning in yoga you don’t need a specific trainer or any major training you can learn yoga by yourself and can do it in your room terrace or home where you feel comfortable to start from basic and make your level up by time to time.
Technology made our life easier with one click you can know what is going in the world. Technology is not for just your entertainment you can learn so many things from the internet the two most easy ways from which you can exercise at home and make your health good are
Almost every individual use YouTube and youtube is the most used application on everyone’s phone. But just as time pass did you ever think you can learn so many things about fitness and health. There are lots of videos and channel available on youtube and it’s quite confusing for you to know the best channel we have listed down top 3 channel on YouTube
There are many applications available on the play store that will help you make you living healthy. We have selected the top 3 application
3. Proper Sleep Cycle
Minimum 8 hours of sleep is important for your body. After lockdown, every teen sleep late at night and many don’t sleep the whole night. Proper sleep and immunity are interconnected. The person with a sleep of fewer than 8 hours is more chances of caught by the infection than the person with 8 hours or more sleep. In this COVID period, even doctors are saying sleep as much as possible.
Infants should sleep at least 14 hours a day, the teen should sleep 8-10 hours a day and adult should sleep minimum 7 hours a day
Making your sleep cycle good firstly avoid tv phone and other things that interact you. Put your phone on silent and try to sleep first 1-2 days you will face a problem sleeping but if you go to bed at the same time regularly your routine will be on track.
4. Avoid Stress And Anxiety
Stress and Anxiety are lost dangerous things for your body. It does not harm your physical health but mental health too. Stress gives a bad effect on immunity and makes your immunity weaker.
Long-term stress inflammation in your mind and imbalance your health and immunity. According to one research 1 out of 10 individuals is suffering from stress. The stress of work, family, friends, future, health, study there are a lot of reasons for stress
You can make your stress less
- By going regular exercise and yoga.
- By doing your favorite time pass like playing games drawing etc.
- By talking to your friends, family, and your favorite person
- Avoid overthinking
5. Avoid Smoking And Alcohol
One cigarette contains more them 400 toxic chemicals and 4000 chemical compounds like tar, carbon monoxide, DDT, arsenic, and formaldehyde. It not only affects your immune system but if you consume cigarette on daily basis smoking can damage almost any organ in our body, leading to leukemia and cancers of the kidney, pancreas, bladder, throat, mouth, and uterus, lung cancer, coronary artery disease, heart attack, and stroke. Nicotine that presents in cigarette makes you addictive
A small amount of alcohol is good for your health and heart but crossing a line of anything will surely affect your body. High consumption of alcohol can lead to acute intoxication, nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, impaired judgment, and alcohol poisoning. If you drink a high amount of alcohol it may cause high blood pressure, gastric problems, liver cirrhosis, liver cancer, pancreatitis, memory impairment, and alcohol dependence
If you are trying to quit alcohol or cigarette can consult a health professional and there are so many online articles and session for quitting alcohol and cigarette
Lastly, I would like to say that Healthy Food, Regular Exercise, Better Sleep, Avoid stress And Anxiety, and Avoid Alcohol And cigarettes are the key points of the quality of life.