Swine flu is human respiratory infection caused from an influenza strain in pigs. This disease has the greatest impact on people with weak immune systems.
Swine Flu is spreading rapidly in India. This year Rajasthan, Delhi and Telangana have witnessed maximum number of Swine Flu cases
In a recent report, Telangana reported 300 positive cases, Rajasthan reported 2,522 positive cases, and Delhi recorded 895 positive cases of swine flu.
To fight swine flu yearly vaccination is available but along with vaccination nutritious diet is also important to combat this deadly disease.
Here is the list of some healthy foods that one should add in their diet to prevent swine flu.
Garlic is one of the most versatile herbs used for treating number of health problems. It is also effective in swine flu treatment. Allicin in garlic stimulates antioxidant activities in the body. This seeks the foreign microbes linked to swine flu.
Garlic also helps in boosting the immunity. It can be consumed raw and it is a great choice to spice up the food.
Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is a natural antioxidant and it is used to treat cold, flu, infections and heal physical injuries, cuts and wounds.
To combat swine flu infection you need to add a pinch of turmeric power in a glass to milk and drink it every night.
Tulsi or basil holds a lot of religious belief for Hindus. Along with its religious values it is infused with many medicinal benefits.
Basil is blessed with some unique qualities that help in curing disease such as lungs and throat infection and boosts immunity against deadly viruses such as H1N1 or Swine flu.
Leafy green vegetables
Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale etc. can boost your immune system when you have flu. Green veggies are rich source of vitamin C and vitamin E and other immunity strengthening nutrients.
Eat these leafy greens throughout the duration of your illness it will help a lot in boosting the immunity.
Amla (Indian gooseberry)
Amla is a fruit rich with vitamin C, and blessed with immunity strengthening properties. It increases the body’s resistance to serious infections. It can be eaten whole or drink amla juice to keep your body safe from swine flu and other infections.