Boosting Your Immunity Naturally (Recipes Included)

With everyone talking about Coronavirus, all of us here are doing everything we can to boost our children’s immunity. Here’s help with tried and tested tips and tricks with food and hygiene.

The Coronavirus has just been declared a pandemic by WHO. The infection which has been sweeping the world for the past few weeks has everyone worried. The one thing that is topmost on everyone’s mind is to boost and maintain our immunity levels.

Common signs of infection related to the Coronavirus include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. The best way to deal with it besides using the tips recommended to stay safe is to keep your family’s immunity levels up and prevent the infection from attacking. 

As parents, we are worried about our kids. Every time we read an article we have been calling our doctors and we are ready to do what it takes to keep them safe.  With the season changing, everyone seems to be handing for a cold and cough and that in today’s times is scary. The moment you have a cold or cough, your body’s defences are lowered and that could be dangerous – for everyone.

While we are taking all precautions and educating the kids about what they should or shouldn’t be doing when they step out of their homes, ensuring that they are eating right and loading up on immunity building food is important. 

So how are you going to build your child’s body defences?

This means we need to make sure we’re eating all of our body’s requirements for macronutrients, vitamins and minerals. The key to using our diet as a tool to make sure we’re fighting fit is to ensure we eat as many different types of nutrients and minerals as possible. Let’s use the food wisdom of our grandparents and start building our family’s immunity naturally.

Sonth Ke Laddu

Sonth ki goli is the perfect dadima ka nuska to fight cold and cough. Made with gur (jaggery), sonth (ginger powder) and ghee, this home remedy helps boost immunity.

Amla Juice – Immunity Builder Juice

Amla juice or Indian Gooseberry is a powerhouse of Vitamin C and exactly what my Nani would give us when we got a case of the sniffles. Amla Juice is the perfect home remedy to fight cold and cough and boost immunity.

Haldi Doodh

The main ingredient is turmeric which is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that boasts a wide variety of amazing health benefits. Our grandmother’s solution for almost any ailment. This liquid gold is traditionally made with cow’s milk, oil, spices, and turmeric. 

Aliv Ladoo

Aliv or Halim or Garden Cress seeds as they are known in English is a superfood and are loaded with many health benefits and nutritional qualities.

Besides boosting your health, there are also hygiene levels that need to be maintained. We cannot stress the importance of this enough. Making sure you don’t fall ill due to poor hygiene habits is very important. Watch the video to know more.


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