In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic people are taking 10x
more care of their physical hygiene but there isn't as much focus
on how to boost your overall health and immune system which is
ultimately our body's best defence against ANY kind of
So below we have 14 tips on how to increase your overall
health and support your bodies immune system. These are NOT cures
for any disease but a good way to help the body stay at its best.
1) Bright coloured fruit: High
in antioxidants and flavonoids.
2) Dark Chocolate (NOT CADBURY
MILK) 70-80%: High in Antioxidants, this is not a free pass to
horde the whole shelf.
3) Turmeric: Assists with
digestion, neutralising acid and anti-inflammatory.
4) Oily Fish: High in Omega 3
helping inflammation reduction.
5) Broccoli: High in Vitamin C
and helps fight viral infection.
6) Sweet Potato: High in Vitamin
A which is great for skin health (easier to absorb when there are
adequate levels of good fat in the diet).
7) Spinach (Raw or wilted is
better): High in Flavonoids and Vitamin E. Also helps reduce the
impact of the common cold.
8) Ginger: Another
anti-inflammatory agent- hence why its popular in teas.
9) Green tea: relaxing effect
and detoxifying, a more relaxed state with less toxins allows the
immune system to fight other issues such as the cold/flu.
10) Kefir: Fights bacteria and is anti-inflammatory.
Probiotic yoghurts are a good option.
11) Sunflower seeds: good fats to help with nutrient
12) Almonds: high in magnesium, can assist with
digestion and another source of good fats. All nuts are a good
source of healthy fats so don't feel limited to almonds.
13) Kiwi fruit: High in Vitamin C, (more than
14) Red capsicum: Again, high in Vitamin C.
Try combining a few of these to get more bang for your back,
for example, a salad with spinach, capsicum and almonds with salmon
and a green tea. Smoothies are also a great idea such as berries,
nut butter and protein powder with a little probiotic yoghurt
blended with water or almond milk. There is a lot of options so get
As always, a well-rounded diet will yield the best overall
health profile, plenty of veg and fruit, lean protein and healthy
fats all in a controlled manner will give you the best chance to be
at your healthiest!
*Disclaimer: Individual results vary based on agreed goals. Click here for details.