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Increase Immunity (Beat Corona)

COVID Corona has spread vastly all over the world with no permanent antidote in play yet. In these times, when you need to take care of yourself and hope that you do not get infected in the first place is the best solution so far.
Increasing your immunity is the most effective way to ensure safety from getting infected.
The immune system releases antibodies in our body to fight off the pathogens like virus, bacteria, and other microbodies that can cause diseases, even when it is a regular flu.
Following are some foods which help improve the strength of your immune system and keep you healthy and safe from illness.
1.Citrus Fruits: They contain Vitamin C, which increases the number of white blood cells in our body, the antibodies responsible for fighting against the germs.
Lemon- 53 mg Vitamin C in 100 grams. Oranges- 53.2 mg Vitamin C in 100 grams. Grapefruit- 31.2 mg Vitamin C in 100 grams. Tangerine- 26.7 mg Vitamin C in 100 grams. Daily intake quantity- 2000mg (upper limit).
2.Blueberries: …

Health Benefits of Lemon

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Lemon is from a citrus family, making it rich in Vitamin C. It is bitter but is very beneficial for our body. It can be consumed in juice form, as a part of a dish or a drink, or pickle.
Some health benefits of lemon are:
1.Healthy heart- the VItamin C content keeps heart healthy and reduces the risk of heart attack and a stroke. It may also lower cholesterol level.
2.Weight loss- lemon may help in losing some weight as it contains pectin fibre which makes to feel full for a longer time resulting in you eating less food.
3.Prevents kidney stones- the citric acid increases urine volume and its pH making the environment unsuitable for stone formation.
4.Prevents anaemia- lemons do not contain iron themselves, but they help absorb more iron quantity from other foods which in turn prevent anaemia.
5.Prevents cancer- some compounds such as limonene and naringenin may also kill cancer cells. However, the quantities used by researchers were too high and still in investigation.
6.Improves digestion…

Benefits of Carrot Juice

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Carrots along with being good in taste also contain a lot of nutrients. They are found in orange, red, purple, black, white, and yellow colours. They can be eaten as a fruit or consumed in juice form as the pulp is tough.

Health benefits of carrot juice:
●It supports an increased bile secretion, improving metabolism and hence can lead to weight loss.
●They contain beta-carotene, which is responsible for better eye health. They keep you away from cataract, blindness, and macular degeneration.
●Skin problems like rashes or psoriasis can be cured. Vitamin C helps in inflammation, recovering from wounds, skin appearance and increases the healing process.
●An improved immune system to avoid flu and cell damage due to the presence of antioxidants.
●The antioxidants also help keep cancer away.
●To keep your heart healthy by keeping the cholesterol low, carrot juice is laced with potassium.
●It contains the nutrients needed for a healthy pregnancy like folate, calcium, and vitamin A and avoid any bir…