Nine Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Incorporate as many of these tips into your daily life to help boost your immune system. Doing so can lead to an overall healthier you! Let us know in the comments which ones you may already incorporate are interested in trying, or any tips you think we can add so others may benefit from them.

  1. Eat more fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, and raw foods high in antioxidants.  
  3. Eat fermented foods: Foods alive with healthy bacteria- homemade kraut, pickles, kimchi, yogurt.  (PROBIOTICS)
  4. Eat Slowly-Digestible Starches -beans, legumes, sweet potatoes, whole grains (POST BIOTICS)
  5. Sleep – experience a good night’s rest.  Sleep is a necessity, not a luxury. The best thing you can do is make sure you’re getting 7 to 8 hours of quality sleep every night.
    See blog Tips to Better Sleep
  6. Movement – incorporate movement of your body every day. For example, each time you go to the bathroom, do 12 squats or side bends. Research shows that physical activity is good for your immune system. 
  7. Take Supplements: Ubee Nutrition Vitamin C, Immun-Now, Moringa, Turmeric Curcumin, Holly’s Blend, Limber Up, Passion Flower, Keep Calm.
  8. Lower Anxiety-causing events. Stress can affect your immune system and your ability to fight off illness. Turn off the news, try meditating, or do breathing exercises. Getting outside and into nature can be a great way to stop, breathe, and rebalance yourself. Apps on your phone or Youtube can guide you.
  9. Limit Sugar and processed foods that create inflammation. Stay away from fast food and many store-bought processed foods because they can cause inflammation that can hamper your immune system.
  10. Avoid nicotine completely. Smoking has many harmful effects including weakening the immune system.

Foods Rich in Antioxidants for Immune Support

Produce with rich, vibrant colors tend to have the highest antioxidants. Look for red, purple, orange, deep greens, and golden yellows! Berries are exceptionally high in antioxidants, as well as dark chocolate and green tea.