3 immune-boosting vitamins
We believe that everyone dreams of well-functioned immune system and good health. However, which vitamins or foods can boost your immune? Let’s take a look.
One of the main vitamins improving your immune is “vitamin C”. Patients who lack of vitamin C will absolutely have low immunity. Foods containing high vitamin C are fruits, such as orange, Indian gooseberry and strawberry, as well as leafy green vegetables, such as kale, broccoli and spinach.
Next, we will talk about “vitamin B6” which is important for chemical reactions with cells. Moreover, it is significant for immune system. Vitamin B6 can be mostly found in chicken, salmon, and tuna. However, please remember that you should not eat raw fish during the pandemics. Well cooked fish is much safer. Vitamin B6 also contains in leafy green vegetables and chickpea.
Another one is “vitamin E” which is a powerful antioxidant; therefore, it proficiently acts against germs. Vitamin E is mostly found in nuts including almond and sunflower seed, kiwi, tomato, and spinach. If you read this article up to here, we guest you must want to buy vitamins for eating.
According to Ministry of Public Health, the amounts of vitamins you should take per day are as follows:
• Vitamin C = 60 mg/day
• Vitamin B6 = 2 mg/day
• Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) = 10 mg
The amounts we recommend (mg) are for prevention of vitamin deficiency.
If you require higher dose to contribute better immune system, you should consult with professional doctor for your own safety and the most satisfying result.
Information by Dr. Nicha Tangpapong
Composed by Medisci Center