Be it winter, autumn or spring, kids are prone to catching a cold and the flu pretty easily. They tend to get all the illnesses that can be because their immune systems are not yet fully strong. Pediatricians claim that medicines make kids more vulnerable to infections because they weaken the already sensitive immune system. This is why we have come up with 10 natural lifestyle changes and home remedies to boost the immunity of your kids and avoid falling ill at all!
The high content of the antioxidant beta-carotene in carrots strengthen the immune system and can also convert into vitamin A that encourages growth.
Onion And Garlic
Rich in the antioxidant quercetin, onions and garlics have antiviral and antibiotic properties that prevent cold and cough and fevers in both kids and adults.
Avocado is rich in vitamin E which is essential for the defense against virus. 2 slices of avocado every day will help your child develop the immune system much faster than he or she would do it without this fruit.
Coyotes are faster than roadrunners so The Roadrunner Show was a lie but The Popeye Show was not. Spinach gives you all the iron, calcium and fiber you need to grow up to be the strongest you can.
Cauliflowers are underrated ever since broccoli became popular but this old leafy vegetable contains the phytochemical glucosinolate that helps the immune system grow steadier.
Kids may dislike green beans because they don’t understand the value of vitamins and fibers but you can never go wrong with some beans garnished aside a steak.
Ban Smoke Around Children
Be it the smoke from a cigarette or from all the vehicles in traffic, make sure children don’t have to bear the torture. The immune system suffers a major blow when the delicate lungs and respiratory tract of children are subjected to smoke.
Coming back to what to give to children, blueberries are must if you can make your child have just one serving of fruits.
Make sure the child gets enough sleep. Infants need to sleep for about 18 hours and children and young teenagers need to sleep for about 10 hours.
If you’re lucky enough to read this article while your child is still an infant, you will know that kids must be given only mother’s milk and not even water for the first 6 months so that their immune system charges up.