Natural immunity boosters

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By Joan Salmon

For the elderly
Older people usually eat less varied meals. However, fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamins C and E, beta-carotene and zinc are essential for good health.

Therefore, while they ought to maintain a low fat, low sugar diet that has lean proteins and whole grains are good.

Exercise
Despite slowing down as one gets older, regular physical activities promote heart health and blood circulation, and relaxes the mind and body. That said, walking, and cycling are some of the workouts that will boost their immune system and ward off ailments.

Sleep
Sleep is a great immune booster that helps one respond better to inflammation and stress.

Be positive
Maintaining a healthy outlook on life is key for the elderly. It boosts endorphins that make one feel good. They can stay positive by engaging in activities they love such as their hobbies. That aside, they need to drink lots of water to stay hydrated.

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