Kids perhaps have the weakest immune systems. Their immune system is not strong enough to fight off various bacteria and viruses. And during a pandemic like this, it is important to keep your kids immune system strong. So here are 5 foods that you can feed them every day to keep the diseases at bay!
Almonds are super rich in fiber, healthy fats and proteins. They are known to lower blood sugar levels of the body. They are also rich in an immune boosting duo, vitamin E and Magnesium. Feed overnight soaked almonds to your kids on an empty stomach or make a smoothie with almonds and we are sure your kids will love it.
Fish is a very healthy source of omega-3-fatty acids. It is also loaded with anti-inflammatory properties and is known to help in brain development. It is also great for lungs and respiration as it prevents any respiratory infections. Serve it your kids in form of a curry or fry with raita and you are all set.
Eggs are one the healthiest foods available to us. There are loaded with several vitamins and minerals. They are nutritious and the vitamins present in them like vitamin E, selenium or vitamin D boosts a child’s metabolism and immune system. Also, eggs can be served in several ways. The options to work with them are endless, so your kids can never get bored of them.
This man-made vegetable is a super food. It is a powerhouse of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. It is a great source of folate and vitamin C, which helps to repair broken and damaged tissues. It also protects the body from disease causing radicals. Broccoli can be eaten in several ways like, pasta, salad or even used in curries.
Seeds and grains are very super healthy and are great options for binge snacking. Pumpkin seeds, Sunflower seeds and Flax seeds are nutritious options that we don’t often use. They are sources of vitamin E, healthy fatty acids and zinc, all of which are extremely important for the immune system. You can use these in smoothies or just add your favourite spices and serve them as snacks.