Foods That Boost Your Immune System To Battle Coronavirus

Coronavirus has no medicine. It can be medicated only by boosting our immune system. We can improve our immunity by taking the following foods. This article helps you in knowing the foods that boost your immune system to battle coronavirus.

Though corona doesn’t have any medicine, many people are recovering by taking proper healthy diet and supportive treatment suggested by doctors.

As we all know “Prevention Is Better Than Cure”, following this principle we can control this virus.

What are the micronutrients that fights with coronavirus?

There are 5 main foods that keeps check to coronavirus. The micronutrients like Vitamin A, B, C, D, E, and minerals like iron, zinc and selenium can keep our body ready to fight with this virus. They acts as soldiers in our body. Full strength should be given to the soldiers to fight against enemies.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A helps to check the conditions of cells in skin. This is the first vitamin that fights with coronavirus. And also keeps respiratory tract clear.

Vitamin A rich foods:

  • Fish
  • Egg
  • Cheese
  • Carrot
  • Nuts
  • Green leafy vegetables

Vitamin B

Vitamin B plays important role to fight against virus and bacteria. Vitamin B responds first when the enemy is entered into the cell.  B vitamins are related to each other and work closely in your body. For this reason, having all the B vitamins in your body helps your body work better. There are many B complex supplements. They all have different amounts of the common B vitamins. Some also contain vitamin C and bioflavonoids. These are often called B complex with C.

Vitamin B12:

Vitamin B12 is known as cyanocobalamin. It is generally not present in plant foods, but fortified breakfast cereals are a readily available source of vitamin B12 with high bioavailability for vegetarians.

  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • swiss cheese
  • Fish
  • Milk and milk products


It’s better to avoid dairy products (except milk) when you have symptoms or you are affected with covid19. Not only dairy products, also the coolest items. Because it causes cool temperature in the body, which helps the virus.

Vitamin B6:

Vitamin B6 is known as pyridoxine, and is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for processing amino acids in the body, which form the building blocks of proteins and some hormones. It is involved in red blood cell metabolism, proper functioning of the nervous and immune systems and various other bodily functions.

  • Beans
  • millets
  • Chicken
  • Mutton
  • Fish
  • Egg
  • Bread
  • Whole grain cereals, such as oatmeal, wheatgerm and brown ric
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • soya beans
  • Nuts

A long-term deficiency in vitamin B6 can lead to skin inflammation, depression, confusion, convulsions, and even anemia. Recent studies also suggest that a diet low in vitamin B6 increases the risk of heart disease.

Vitamin B9:

Vitamin B9 is known as Folate (folic acid). It’s recommended that healthy adults get at least 400 mcg of folate per day to prevent a deficiency.

  • Legumes
  • Nuts
  • seeds
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Peanuts
  • Whole grains
  • Sea foods
  • Citrus fruits
  • Cruciferous vegetables

Vitamin B6, B9 and B12 has ability to face any kind of virus and bacteria.


Avoid taking cool foods, try to take hot water and hot food items. Drink hot water+ginger+honey+lime, Hot milk+Turmeric+pepper, if you are suffering from cold and cough.

Vitamin C and E

Vitamin C and E saves the cells stress. When the body is suffering from infection, you will have oxidative stress, this leads to problems in tissues. These two vitamins helps the cells from oxidative stress.

Vitamin E:

Vitamin E is found naturally in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement.

  • Vegetable oils
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Green leafy vegetables

Vitamin C:

Vitamin C is related to immune response. Vitamin C affects your immune health in several ways. Its antioxidant activity can decrease inflammation, which may help improve your immune function.

  • Orange
  • Lemon
  • Berries
  • Kiwi
  • Tomato
  • Capscicum

Vitamin C is an important nutrient found in fruit and vegetables that may help shorten the duration and severity of colds. High doses are being studied for their potential to decrease lung inflammation, but more research is needed. Vitamin C also helps to clean the cells.

Vitamin D

To abolish virus and bacteria some immune cells require vitamin D. Vitamin D helps in lowering the respiratory problems. It can be easily obtained by standing in early morning and evening in sun. Otherwise vitamin D supplements are also available.

  • Egg
  • Fish
  • Cheese contains high amount of vitamin D.


Minerals like iron, zinc and selenium, improves the stability of immune cells.

Iron rich foods:

  • Meat
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Millets contains high amount of iron.

Zinc rich foods:

  • Nuts
  • Beans
  • Sea foods contains high amount of zinc.

Selenium rich foods:

  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Turkey
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Whole grains
  • Eggs contain high amounts of selenium.

If you have any complain of dry cough, fever, body pains, itchy throat without any hesitation visit nearby hospital. Go for the test. Drink hot water+ginger+honey+lime, it helps to boosts your immune system. If any severe condition make a call to the call center, follow the instructions given by the doctors, if you are in home quarantine. Be away from your family and colleagues. Keep yourself hygiene and Sanitise hands and things frequently. Use N95 mask, maintain at least 3 meters distance.


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