In summer, many shops or restaurants will reduce the air-conditioning temperature to attract guests, but it is also easy for people to catch a cold due to the excessive temperature difference between inside and outside. If people with good resistance are not easy to catch a cold, even if they catch a cold accidentally, they can recover quickly.
The following is an introduction to common immunity-enhancing ingredients in the market or supermarket, which makes it easy and simple for you to prevent and combat colds.
Garlic can not only improve the taste of food, Allicin in garlic can stimulate immune cells to resist colds. Although more research is needed to confirm whether eating garlic can effectively prevent colds, regular eating of garlic is indeed beneficial to health, and eating garlic when sick can also reduce the severity of symptoms and speed up recovery.
Broccoli is rich in vitamins A and C and an Antioxidants called Glutathione, which can effectively help reduce the chance of catching a cold. If you want to eat the most complete nutrition in broccoli, it is recommended to reduce the cooking time at high temperature so as to retain more nutrients.
Spinach not only contains fiber, vitamin C, but also contains a large amount of folic acid (Folate), which can help the body produce new cells and repair DNA. Like broccoli, please reduce cooking time as much as possible to retain more complete nutrients.
Mushrooms are rich in minerals Selenium, vitamin B group, Riboflavin and Niacin. Usually people with low selenium content are more likely to suffer from more severe influenza. In addition, riboflavin and nicotinic acid are both helpful to maintain the health of the immune system.
Miso is a traditional food originated from Japan and is made from fermented soybeans. It is rich in probiotics. Besides making the intestinal tract healthy, it can also improve the immune system and help fight against symptoms such as colds and diarrhea.
Drinking chicken soup to treat a cold is not a folk superstition of the old people. Chicken soup contains a chemical called Carnosine, which can really help the body to resist the attack of the influenza virus, so drink chicken soup when catching a cold!