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What is the immune system? And it functions!

The immune system is cells and proteins that defend the body against infection.
The immune system keeps a record of every germ (microbe) it has ever defeated so it can recognize and destroy the microbe quickly if it enters the body again

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Ways to boost the immune system

Exercise regularly
Hydrate
More sleep
Minimize stress
Eat more whole plant foods
Eat more healthy fats.
Limit added sugars
Engage in moderate exercise
Most important Stay hydrated

What are some foods to eat to boost the immune system?

Citrus fruits
Red bell peppers :
as they contain almost 3 times as much vitamin C
Broccoli
is supercharged with vitamins and minerals. Packed with vitamins A, C, and E, as well as fiber
Garlic
is found in almost every cuisine in the world. It adds a little zing to food and it’s a must-have for your health.
Ginger
is another ingredient many turns to after getting sick. Ginger may help decrease inflammation, which can help reduce sore throat and inflammatory illnesses. Ginger may help with nausea as well.
may also decrease chronic pain
Spinach
Similar to broccoli, spinach is healthiest when it’s cooked as little as possible so that it retains its nutrients. However, light cooking makes it easier to absorb vitamin A.

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Some other foods include:
Yogurt
Almonds
Turmeric
Green tea
Poultry
Dark chocolate
Sweet potatoes

Overall
Our immune system is essential for our survival.
Without it, our bodies would be open to attack from bacteria, viruses, parasites, and more.

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