Serve Up This Immune System Hero for Dinner
Dear Living Well Daily Reader,
The past few years have sure given our immune systems time to shine.
COVID-19 and a few other co-star illnesses have turned the spotlight on this often-underappreciated aspect of health. It turns out, there’s nothing like a life-threatening disease to remind us of what’s important!
Strengthening your immune system is vital for staying healthy now and well into your golden years. And today I’m going to share one powerful way to do just that.
This potent nutrient can help juice up your immune system, building a powerful BARRIER against whatever health threats life decides to throw your way.
And I’ve got a list of seven delicious foods that will give you plenty of it.
Unassuming vitamin C is one of the most hardworking nutrients there is.
It supports your immune system by tossing out free radicals and disease-spreading microbes while clearing away dead cells. In other words, C helps keep you healthy by “taking out the trash.”
It strengthens your immune system against regular old colds and flu while also helping your body put up a fight against chronic diseases like high blood pressure and heart disease.
Plus, this multitasker is also needed for bone, tendon, and skin health, as well as eye, blood vessel, and wound healing support.
Vitamin C is even used to prevent gout and iron deficiency AND protect your memory as you age.
Most folks immediately think of oranges when you mention vitamin C, but certain fruits and vegetables have TWICE or more the amount of C you’ll get from an orange.
In fact, these seven delicious foods are packed with this vital vitamin…
- Papaya (one cup has about 88.3 milligrams of vitamin C).
- Strawberries (one cup has around 87.4 milligrams).
- Pineapple (80 milligrams of vitamin C for one serving)
- Cauliflower (a small head of cauliflower gives you 127.7 milligrams of vitamin C).
- Broccoli (132 milligrams per serving)
- Red Bell Pepper (127 milligrams per 100 grams)
- Brussels sprouts (75 milligrams per serving)
The recommended daily amount for vitamin C is roughly 65 to 90 mg, but some folks take closer to 1,000 mg. As long as you don’t exceed 2,000 mg, it’s perfectly safe.
P.S. Researchers have discovered an “age insurance” policy that could FIGHT BACK against memory loss… and may even improve protection by 60 percent. Even better, you can pick it up at your local drugstore. Click here for all the details.
“Vitamin C: Why is it important?” MedicalNews Today, medicalnewstoday.com
Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND
Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.
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