The Top 4 Zinc-Rich Foods To Add To Your Diet To Boost Your Immune System!

The Top 4 Zinc-Rich Foods To Add To Your Diet To Boost Your Immune System!

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Maintaining our health is top of mind right now. So along with keeping your medicine cabinet properly stocked, your kitchen should also be stocked with food to help support a healthy immune system. Studies have shown one of the main immune-strengthening nutrients is zinc, and since our bodies don’t produce it naturally, it’s time to eat up.

Zinc maintains proper functioning of the immune system by activating T-lymphocytes (aka T-cells), which help the body regulate its immune response by attacking infected cells. The nutrient is also a great source of antioxidants, which help stabilize free radicals, thus protecting the cells from weakening and becoming vulnerable to pathogens.

Here they are- 4 foods to boost your Zinc levels! 

1. Oysters 

2. Red meat, specifically beef 

3. Beans 

4. Pumpkin seeds 

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