Strengthening the immune system helps in avoiding seasonal diseases and two of the most common ways are hydration and consumption of Vitamin C.
Nature is on a transition mode from winter to spring. It is that phase of the year where we apparently feel excited about the soothing weather around, but it affects most of the people’s health. Seasonal changes bring with it several types of diseases, and the very common ones being fever, cough and cold, and chicken pox. As per World Health Organisation (WHO), chicken pox, also known as varicella, is an acute and highly contagious disease; it is caused by primary infection with the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). During this time people need to take extra care of their health and as per Health Practitioner and Nutritionist Shilpa Arora ND, “Strengthening of immune system will help in avoiding seasonal diseases.” Hydration and consumption of fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C are the two most common ways to boost the immune system. Shilpa Arora further shared a very easy and quick drink recipe that will keep you hydrated and will give your daily dose of vitamin-c
All you need for making the drink are one cucumber, half lemon, one cup mint and a pinch of black salt.
This crunchy, cooling and ever-so delightful veggie is a powerhouse of minerals, vitamins and electrolytes
Lemons have a chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals and have an extensive use in the culinary world. It is rich in vitamin C and low on calories, helping in boosting immunity and promoting weight loss, respectively.
One of the oldest culinary herbs and mint has remarkable medicinal properties. Shilpa Arora says that mint has very powerful antioxidant properties and is excellent to manage blood sugar levels and treat skin conditions.