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Role of Vitamins, Supplements and Herbal Tea in Boosting Immunity

Human beings have done great advancement in the field of medicine and science to make life easy and comfortable. These advancements have led to a rise in human population and also exposed them to many new diseases because of the lifestyle and change in habitat. The need to enhance the immunity inside the human body has increased many folds with the fast-changing world in terms of modernisation and many other aspects. When we are alleged to protect ourselves from the virus from outside, we need to safeguard ourselves beginning right from within our body by strengthening our immune system. The immune system is indeed complex to understand. It is to a great extent impacted by the environment around us. A healthy life style that involves eating nutritious food, walking and exercising on a regular basis, good emotional and mental health and having adequate sleep increases the immunity of the body to fight against diseases. Hetero Healthcare brings to you four categories of immunity-boosting agents that will help you to stay fit and healthy during these pandemic times and also in future.

NAME FUNCTIONS SOURCES
VITAMIN C
  • Protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, and eye disease.
  • Fight against stress by boosting the immunity system.
  • Reduces the danger of Pneumonia and Lung infections because of cold and flu.
  • Reduces the chance of getting a stroke.
  • Delays ageing, prevents wrinkling of the skin, dryness of skin and make it more soft and supple
Citrus Fruits, Broccoli,
Brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Green and red peppers,
Tomatoes etc.
VITAMIN D
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Lowers the chances of getting or slows the progression of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Possess anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory properties.
  • Enhances the function of immune cells, including T-cells and macrophages, that protect your body against pathogens
Early Morning Sunlight,
fish liver oil, egg yolks,
cheese, milk, soymilk,
yogurt, mushrooms, orange juice etc.
MULTIVITAMINS
  • Multivitamins keep you fit and energetic. Multivitamins don't treat COVID or other viral disease. They however increase appetite and supply body with the mandatory nutrients to remain healthy.
  • Multivitamins reduces stress and anxiety
  • Zinc is required for immune cell development and communication and plays a very important role in inflammatory response.
Multivitamins by Hetero Healthcare.
To know more visit the following
Link: http://www.heterohealthcare.com/
multivitamin-and-minerals
IMMUNITY BOOSTING HERBAL TEA
  • Herbal tea prepared by blending Cinnamon, Turmeric, Tulsi leaves, Black Pepper, dry ginger, munakka and Turmeric acts as a super immunity booster.
  • It is also known as Kadha in Hindi
  • It fights against viral infections, flu & keeps you off from common illness arising out of season weather changes & daily pollution.
  • Rejuvenates your senses and boosts the immunity.
Refer to the Aarogya Setu kadha recipe
by Ministry of Aayush.
Please visit https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/
ImmunityBoostingAYUSHAdvisory.pdf

The entire world is facing the wrath of a virus called CORONA. It has been declared as a pandemic by the WHO. People are advised to stay at home, come out from home only when necessary, wear mask, wash hands and maintain social distancing. Now, every time there is a situation of a pandemic caused by contagious viral diseases, vaccines and other medications come as a medical solution to treat and eradicate the viral disease. India’s journey to bring out the COVID vaccine is still on-going and similar is the condition of many other countries. Boosting the human immune system is the need of the hour.

References

1. The Benefits of Vitamin C, accessed at https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-benefits-of-vitamin-c#1

2. The Truth About Vitamin D’s Health Benefits, accessed at https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/ss/slideshow-vitamin-d-overview

3. Can Vitamin D Lower Your Risk of COVID-19? accessed at https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/vitamin-d-coronavirus#does-it-protect-against-covid-19