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7 Habits to Boost Your Immune System

Habits to Boost Immunity
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We first make our habits then our habits make us! – John Dryden

This quote is so accurate and holds so much relevance in our everyday life. By just adopting the right set of practices, we can improve our overall health and wellbeing in massive proportions.

So, for the ones who are still contemplating where to get started, here are a few habits that you can quickly implement in your everyday life!

Gift yourself sleep

Our harsh lifestyles can take an immense toll on the health. Thus, it is vital to give the body adequate rest at regular intervals. While doctors recommend 7-8 hours of sleep, it is also extremely essential to regularize your sleep timetable. Thus, ensure that you sleep on a set time and wake up at a set time, every day, regardless of weekends. This will not only regulate your sleeping pattern but also help to regularize your body clock.

Exercise regularly

Come rain, come storm, make it a point to exercise regularly. If you can’t step outdoor, perform some light exercises indoors. You can also try to accommodate a sport in your daily lifestyle. This will not only do wonders for your health but also help build a network with like-minded people.

Consume Immunity boosting foods

While eating healthy is a give in, try to incorporate, a few immunity-boosting foods in your everyday diet. Below are a few that you can easily befriend:

  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Barley and oats
  • Tomatoes
  • Yogurt

Up your water intake

We all are aware of the innumerable benefits of water. Along with water, also up your fluid intake by including water-enriched foods in your daily diet.  Watermelons, oranges, lettuce, strawberries are all high on their water content and taste yummy too.

Laugh aloud

While stress is an unavoidable part of our life, we can always find effective ways to deal with it. So try to surround yourself with people who are confident and motivating, watch and read comedy, don’t take things too seriously. After all, Life is meant to be lived and lived well!

Adopt a pet

Adopting a pet makes you happy. Having pets at home not only relieve the stress but also act as great comfort for people living alone.

Travel

Put on your wandering shoes and travel. Travel helps you to unwind and relax. A change in routine and a break from the monotony helps you to think freely and openly. So, go out and explore the world. You will surely come back refreshed and enlightened.

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