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Easy Tips To Add Immunity Boosters To Your Diet

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While most experts will tell you that immunity is something that you build over years, even decades, depending on your dietary choices, it’s never too late to make simple modifications to your diet that can add a shot of immunity.

The growing threat of COVID-19 has impacted food search terms on the Internet search engines and many Instagram timelines. There’s a flood of home-cooked food posts on Instagram, and everybody is suddenly a gourmet home cook. This is also a time when home remedies and our grandparents’ cook books are back in circulation. Immunity has become a game changer in the fight against the Coronavirus. Generations of Indians have always believed that prevention is better than cure. It’s why immunity boosting ingredients like turmeric, ginger and neem have always been in the mix in home remedies.

While most experts will tell you that immunity is something that you build over years, even decades, depending on your dietary choices, it’s never too late to make simple modifications to your diet that can add a shot of immunity. I’ve pulled out simple tricks and hacks from my grandmothers’ playbooks, simple remedies that are followed in many South Indian homes.

Here Are Some Easy Tips To Add Immunity Boosters To Your Diet:

Gooseberry (Amla)

Even as researchers race against time to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, many doctors believe that adding Vitamin-C to your diet can give you an extra ring of protection. Amla has been an effective remedy to fight the common cold and amla’s anti-bacterial and astringent properties can improve your immunity. It’s not always easy to find fresh amla but many neighbourhood stores stock amla powder. I add a spoon of amla powder to my morning glass of buttermilk – it’s an easy method to incorporate it into your daily diet. You could also add fresh amla or amla powder to a coconut chutney that you serve with idli or dosa.

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