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5 nutritious foods that can boost your immune system

The immune system consists of tissues, organs and important cells in the body. The work of the immune system is to fight diseases and free radicals of the body. When the immune system is weak, it may not be able to perform the normal work.

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This article will show you 5 healthy foods you can eat to boost your immune system.

1. Spinach

Studies revealed that spinach contain many vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, carotenoid, vitamin A and E which helps in boosting the immune system. 

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2. Turmeric

Curcumin present in turmeric contains antioxidant property which works for the immune system.

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3. Red bell pepper 

Red bell pepper is a rich source of vitamin C which is vital in boosting the immune system.

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4. Ginger

Ginger contains anti-inflammatory properties and also prevent nausea.

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5. Greek yogurt

Yogurt contains vitamin D which helps in boosting the immune system. 

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In conclusion, prevention is always better than cure as the latter can be more costly. Thanks for reading!

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