Wellness - Nutrition | 6-18 yrs

10 Recipes Using Immune Boosting Foods

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It is that time of the year when there is a rise in the number of people falling sick. Sudden changes in the season combined with stress and other factors weaken our immune system leaving us vulnerable to a host of diseases.

A visit to the doctor is the common method of tackling illnesses. However, there are certain foods that can boost your immune system and ward off the cold and flu.

In the article, Tofu with basil, published in rachelcooksthai, a recipe is given for the dish – tofu with basil. The dish has a unique taste, which is due to the distinctive peppery flavour of the holy basil. Basil, which is known in India as tulsi, is loaded with Vitamin K, relieves fever, protects against diabetes, helps fight cancer etc.

This ClipBook also discusses many other recipes that give your immune system a boost. Orange coloured fruits and vegetables are known for their ability to boost immunity. Carrot is one such example. It has many benefits:

• Improves vision

• Helps prevent cancer

• Helps prevent infection

• Cleanses the body

• Protects the teeth and gums

The recipe for carrot halwa is given in this ClipBook. The dish is loaded with nutrients and is delicious as well.

Know about other such recipes like Roasted Macaroni and Cheese, Orange Jelly, and Dry Fruits Milkshake that are not only tasty but good for your immune system.

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Yellow Orange-Coloured Fruits And Vegetables: Carrot Halwa

Carrots are rich in vitamin A, which promotes a healthy eyesight. They not only add crispness to a simple salad but are also great to cook with. They are used in making carrot halwa, which is a popular dish in North India.

Citrus Fruits: Orange Jelly

Who does not love a delicious and juicy orange? Oranges are rich in potassium and lower the risk of diseases. Enjoy the goodness of this fruit by making orange jelly. The best time to make this refreshing dessert is when oranges are in season and ...

Berries: Strawberry Jam

Whether fresh or frozen, strawberries are a popular fruit. They are rich in antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins that boost the overall health of the body. Treat yourself to healthy food by making the strawberry jam. Step by step photos and lots ...

Garlic: Roasted Garlic Macaroni And Cheese

The roasted garlic macaroni and cheese dish is a simple recipe that can be served with steamed broccoli or cauliflower, roasted brussels sprouts, and other vegetables.Garlic helps to lower cholesterol levels because of the anti-oxidant properties ...

Ginger: Bombay Potatoes

Ginger is useful in easing digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite and motion sickness. Bombay potato is a popular dish that can be prepared easily at home, with spices from your kitchen.

Tulsi: Tofu With Holy Basil

This stir fried dish with holy basil amazes everyone. It has such a unique taste, owing in large part to the distinctive peppery, almost licorice-like flavour of holy basil. Basil, known as Tulsi, not only fights allergies but is a good source of...

Proteins: Dry Fruits Milkshake

The dry fruits milkshake is a very healthy and nutritious drink with the goodness of dry fruits like dates and figs and nuts like almonds and cashew nuts. It is very easy to make and tastes very delicious. Read the article to know how to prepare t...

Yoghurt: Fruity Frozen Yoghurt

With just a few ingredients and minimal equipment, the fruity frozen yoghurt is easy to make. Yoghurt is loaded with vitamins. Plus, it soothes the stomach and smoothes the skin. Need we say more?

Nuts: No Bake Granola Bar

A simple, soft and chewy granola bars recipe that’s delicious as-is or can be adapted based on your favourite dried fruits, nuts or chocolate. Nuts are among the healthiest foods and rich in unsaturated fats, Vitamin E and Omega-3 Fatty acids.

Turmeric: Tropical Turmeric Smoothie

The tropical turmeric smoothie is like sunshine in a glass. It is made from bananas, mango, and orange with a good amount of turmeric mixed in it. Turmeric is famed for its medicinal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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