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Doctor insights on: Foods To Help The Immune System

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Which food to improve immune system?

Which food to improve immune system?

No magic here: A sensible diet with sufficient nutrients will keep your immune system working as it should, but there is no magic food. Especially if you are a vegetarian, your health care team can advise you on supplements. I trust you avoid most greasy, salty ;/or sugary stuff. In the scientific studies i've seen, no dietary modification has the positive impact on immunity that fitness training has. ...Read more

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What foods and drinks to help boost one's immune system actually work?

What foods and drinks to help boost one's immune system actually work?

Nothing particular: Our body keeps our immune system in good order. There is no special diet, food or drinks that can improve it. But inadequate rest( lack of sleep) and poor nutrition, excess of alcohol can cause some weakness in the immune system. ...Read more

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What foods for your immune system actually work?

What foods for your immune system actually work?

Plant based foods: Avoid animal based foods which contain too much saturated fat. Eat fruits and vegetables with each meal as they will provide immune boosting nutients. Eat ample amounts of proteins from sources like eggs, fish, nuts and tofu. Low fat milk is fine too. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. All of the above means a healthy lifestyle so that you will have a healthy body. ...Read more

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What foods can help make your immune system stronger?

Healthy diet: Nothing really boosts your immune system, but you should maintain a healthy diet by eating fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Which body system is needed to help the immune system function?

Many systems : The immune system functions well if the body is in good health. If there is protein loss in the urine or through the stools then the immune system can suffer. If there is chronic anemia causing fatigue then the immune system can suffer. If there is significant congestive heart failure of untreated thyroid disease then overall health is at risk and the immune system can suffer. ...Read more

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How to improve immune system?Does vitamins and minerals help?Please suggest a way to make uses of them to improve immune system.Thanks.

How to improve immune system?Does vitamins and minerals help?Please suggest a way to make uses of them to improve immune system.Thanks.

What's wrong?: The immune system has many facets and can affect different conditions. There are no real ways to boost the immune system with vitamins and minerals unless they are deficient, maintain a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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What are foods to improve immune system?

What are foods to improve immune system?

No magic here: The internet sites touting "superfoods" that supposedly enhance immunity are all made up as entertainment. A sensible diet will prevent the immunodeficiency seen in nutritional disease. You also need to know that, based on the studies i've had a chance to review, nothing from a pill bottle will enhance your overall immune health so much as a serious re-commitment to aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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What food help the immune system fight off an infection?

What food help the immune system fight off an infection?

Nothing specific...: There are no specific foods studied in the scientific literature that boost the immune system but eating a healthy diet in general is good for all aspects of health. A diet rich in fruits, veggies, whole grains, lean meats, and healthy fats will certainly make you feel good. ...Read more

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Which food to improve my body's immune system?

Which food to improve my body's immune system?

No magic food: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to help you create a healthier immune system?

What are the best foods to help you create a healthier immune system?

Eat colorful foods: Interestingly, the color pigments in foods are often some of the best antioxidants you can eat to help boost your immunity. Whole books are written on this subject, but the short version is: purple, red, orange, yellow and blue vegetables and berries can be really helpful. Here's a link: http://www.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/antioxidants-your-immune-system-super-foods-optimal-health. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods to eat or drink to strengthen the immune system?

Fruits & veggies: Eating real food, that has as little processing as possible, will help your body get important nutrients to help it heal and prevent infection. Aim for at least 5-9 servings of fruits & veggies every day. Try to buy fresh or frozen rather than canned. Eat lots of dark, leafy greens and brightly colored fruits & veggies also get enough sleep & regular exercise & enjoy friendships & volunteering. ...Read more

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What supplements can help the immune system get stronger?

What supplements can help the immune system get stronger?

Several: First, lifestyle! cut down on sugar, because sugar can weaken the immune system, increase inflammation. You need enough sleep, healthy diet, hydration, minimize stress. You can add bee propolis, oregano oil, vit c (bioflavanoids also help, so better to get your c from foods!) astragalus, elder flower. Maitake mushrooms (beta glucan) also promising. ...Read more

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Which fruits are considered the best to help boost the immune system?

All fruits are good : Eating fruits with each meal daily is very healthful. Vegetables especially colored ones are also healhty and should be part of each meal. This will allow you to cut on animal based foods(red meat) which have too much harmful(saturated) fat in it. ...Read more

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How can the immune system respond to bronchitis?

How can the immune system respond to bronchitis?

Remarkably: In an immunocompetent individual, the immune system in general is adequate enough to overcome bronchitis. It may need little more than a week or two and some over the counter medications to help the symptoms. ...Read more

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How can we improve our immune system? What is the diet we should follow? Which. Food increase immune s ytem

Balanced immunity: Nutritious diet: limiting processed sugar, fats, along with probiotics; maintain ideal body weight with restful sleep, drinking plenty of water, & regular exercise (brisk walking, 3 times/week, e.g.) helps maintain a balanced immune system= no hypersensitivity/ allergies, the ability to fight off infections. Good diet = needed minerals. Vit. D supplement if you can't get daily, safe sun exposure. ...Read more

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Which are some ways to boost the immune system?

Which are some ways to boost the immune system?

Fitness: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can herbal supplements boost your immune system and help you fight off the bird flu easier?

Can herbal supplements boost your immune system and help you fight off the bird flu easier?

Yes: You don't need to be concerned about the bird flu, but rather the seasonal flu that we are susceptible to. Fish oil, vitamin b complex and vitamin d may all be helpful. Good dietary habits and exercise are most important for a healthy immune system. ...Read more

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What herbs help the immune system?

What herbs help the immune system?

Many good choices: There are many herbs proven to improve immune function. Some of the best choices include astragalus, ashwagandha, andrographis, echinacea, eleuthero & medicinal mushrooms like reishi, cordyceps, turkey tail, shiitake & maitake. See http://blog.Chestnutherbs.Com/herbs-for-the-immune-system & http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/31/organic-mushrooms-for-immune-support.Aspx. ...Read more

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How can probiotics boost the immune system?

How can probiotics boost the immune system?

Probiotics: Probiotics are live bacteria, that when present in the gut, leads to some measure of improved health. The intestinal bacterial can be very different from one person to the next. The immune system is continually responding to the gut bacteria and chemicals the blood cells release can influence surrounding immune cells. Immune boosting probiotics are thought to increase release of these chemicals. ...Read more

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