We are in 2021 and it is high time we thank our bodies for getting us through the past year. Like, just take a look – we endured the entire Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, we are still very much going through it.
With the second wave of this lethal virus hitting the globe again, taking good care of immunity has become important. Trust me, the repercussions of not doing so are heavy and the stats are here to prove it. Believe us or not, but Covid’s second wave is estimated to claim a staggering 2,320 lives daily in India aloof!
We know, a lot of you must have been vaccinated by now. But in certain cases, even vaccination is failing to provide a shield against Coronavirus. That is why it is imperative to emphasize building a strong immune system because if there’s something apart from Covid appropriate behavior that has our back in these grave times, it is our own immunity. Here are 5 proven ways to how you can do that:
1. Exercise all you can
This tip is on the top for all the right reasons. Yes, you must be knowing that exercising has a good effect on the overall health of your body. It helps you in getting rid of obesity, lowering your blood pressure, and maintaining feline fitness.
But here’s one secret – exercising on a routine basis also helps you in building strong immunity. And just in case you forgot – better the immunity, lesser the chances of you contracting this deadly virus or falling sick, in general too.
So, now that you know what miracles some simple squats and planks have in store for you, just go for it!
2. Resort to a plant-based diet
Food is important, and it is in tough times like these that we learn to savor each and every bite to the most. But just to let you know, the food on your plate may just not be enough to get you through this – safe and sound.
And if you are someone who relies a lot on eating meat, this may not be the safest time to continue doing so as Covid is rumored to have incepted from meat only.
So, resort to plants and whole fruits, control your sugar consumption. Peak Nutritionals is here to take care of the rest of your dietary needs to keep you immune.
3. Ensure to stay hydrated
Just like food, water is essential too. In fact, it will be safe to say that water is far more important than food. Besides, staying hydrated is not just important from an immunity point of view, but generally too.
It is actually a need for your body, but alas, we fail to reciprocate to this need until our organs yell from within. But in other news, staying hydrated is one of the most essential steps which we have in this entire immunity regime. So, this tip here is just a reminder – to take a sip of water right now!
4. Make it a point to sleep enough
If you were looking for one good reason to validate your unusually long nap hours to your boss, here’s giving you the best one. Sleep is imperative because it is how our body rejuvenates and gets ready to take the next day, head-on.
But when it comes to strengthening immunity, taking a good 8-hour long sleep is a must and there is no way you should compromise on this. And honestly, who would? Everyone loves to sleep, no?
5. Manage your stress levels
Last but not least, taking care of your stress level is again a checkbox you must tick off because your immunity depends a lot on it. We know, in grave times like these, it is almost impossible to not worry about things – everything has suddenly become just so uncertain.
But think of it this way – stressing about things does you no good, rather it messes up with your immunity, making you vulnerable to this and a lot more diseases, bit by bit. Hence, take this as a reminder to stop stressing about things.
Over to you…
Having a good immune system is important. But building one is not all fun and games. Here, we listed 5 proven ways to boost the immunity system. Read this guide and make the necessary changes in your lifestyle, as soon as you can.