Flu and Disease – How to Protect Yourself

Immune System

The Immune system is set up like a military to fight invasion. The bodies military system known as the immune system will always have guards on duty. When ever there is an invasion into our body, that threatens life, this system calls in more troops. We all need to understand that when our body needs more troops to fight an invasion it is your body that is responsible for providing the additional troops. When you are healthy your body springs into action like runners taking off for the race at the sound of the gun. If you are not healthy your body can be slower to respond and be over come by the invasion of illness/disease.

The immune system is a collection of biological processes within an living organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing infectious agent (bacteria, viruses, fungus, parasites) and cancerous growth in the cells

This system is what protects you from invasion that threaten life.

Now that you Know the function of our immune system your next question should be…

What does our Immune System need to stay in supreme condition?

Here are some foods and vitamin that strengthen your bodies Immune Military:

Vitamins and Supplements

Water is the dump trucks for transportation nothing can go in or out of the cells without water on the site

Probiotic these are friendly bacteria that lives in your gastrointestinal system. They are known as the friendly bacteria because of they are (allies) members of the Immune Military system. They are called friendly because they are members of the bodies Military system.

Vitamin A is needed because it is necessary for the health and production of the first military on site, which is the skin, the lining of the digestive system and, the urinary system. Why they are the barrier to keep the enemy out of the body.

Drinking Green Tea which produces an non protein amino acid called L-theanine that is thought to help strengthen the body’s immune system.

You should know that L-theanine produces alpha brain cell and produces a mental alertness similar to the feeling you can achieve with meditation

Antioxidants are dietary substances including some nutrients such as beta carotene, vitamins C and E Zinc and selenium, that can prevent damage to your body cells or repair damage that has been done.

Vitamin C from Citrus fruits- is the ascorbate ion In living organisms, ascorbate is a anti-oxidant since it protects the body against oxidative stress.

Zinc – oysters are very high in zinc-plays a role in cellular division,cell metabolism, wound healing, many enzymes require zinc for their work.

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that fights free radical. Foods containing vitamin E are nuts and seeds,spinach,broccoli,soybeans, mango.

Foods

Berries – The darker the berry the better they are full of vitamins and minerals.

Broccoli – New studies have shown broccoli as an serious cancer fighter.

Tomatoes have large amount of lycopene , which is twice as powerful as beta-carotene eating cooked tomatoes with oils (such as olive oil) improved absorption

Red grapes

Garlic

Spinach

Carrots

Soy

Whole Grains

Yogurt

Sweet potatoes

Mushrooms