Pollution, especially air pollution is reaching a dangerous level and Delhi’s air quality is witnessing a sharp deterioration. With Diwali around the corner, though there are restrictions over the bursting of crackers, the air quality is facing another challenge.
During these hard times when the environment is suffering and a virus that infects the respiratory system is out there, stay healthy, free from allergies and adverse effects of pollution by including these food items in your daily meal.
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Jaggery is considered to be an excellent cleanser for the body which helps in flushing out the toxins effectively. It also has anti-allergic properties that serves as a soothing agent and gives relief from chronic respiratory diseases. Include jaggery in your daily meal by adding it to your daily tea or eating it with pudding and boost your immunity.
Spinach is a rich source of beta carotene, zeaxanthin, lutein and chlorophyll that ultimately boost your immunity. It also has a good amount of magnesium and iron that helps in blood purification by removing the toxins and ease the strain on lungs.
Citrus fruits are packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants which helps in nourishing the cells. It also helps in cleansing the lungs and flushes the toxins out of your body. Eating citrus fruits or drinking freshly squeezed juice helps in reviving the body and builds up the immune system that gets severely affected by pollution.
Above all try sustainable living, so that you can nip pollution in the bud and create a healthy environment for everyone.