IMMUNITY BOOSTERS…WAY TO HEALTHY LIFE
Immunity is the power of an organism to defend it again harmful effect of pathogens. It is the resistance of an organism to invading biotic and abiotic substance and to prevent their harmful effects on the body thus establishing the health of an individual. In medical science, a person is considered strong only if he has a strong immune system.
Immune system is a system-not an entity- comprising many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease. The two types of immunity include innate immunity and adaptive immunity.
Immunity can be boosted either naturally or artificially
NATURAL IMMUNITY BOOSTERS
Following are some methods used to increase the immunity i.e.
- Don’t smoke
- Take adequate fruits and juices
- Exercise regularly
- Maintain healthy weight
- Inhibit drinking alcohol
- Maintain proper hygiene
- Minimize stress
Some special drinks are also recommended for boosting the immunity. These may include the following,
|Apple,carrot,orange||Potassium,folic acid, vit A,B-6 & C|
|Orange and grapefruit||Folic acid,zinc ,vit A,B-6 and C|
|Homemade tomato juice||Iron,folate,vit A and C|
|Kale ,tomato ,celery||Fatty acid,iron ,potassium|
|Beet,carrot,ginger,turmeric||Iron,calcium,vit A,C and E|
|Strawberry ,mango||Iron,folate ,vit A,C and E|
ARTIFICIAL IMMUNITY BOOSTERS:
These may include the use of vaccines. Artificial Passive immunity can be induced artificially when antibodies are given as a medication to a nonimmune individual.