“The coronavirus pandemic is still far from over, the World Health Organization says, claiming that “the worst is yet to come”.” [Source: Medicalexpress.com]
Do not allow the World Health Organization and its pronouncements to paralyze you with fear. While the coronavirus is dangerous, it is only dangerous to people with weakened immune systems. Apart from following general hygiene measures, strengthening your own immune system is by far the most important measure you can take for preventing any viral infection.
You also need to understand that the effectiveness of the body’s defense system against viruses, the immune system, is mainly determined by the functionality of its white blood cells (leukocytes). The formation of new, functional leukocytes in the bone marrow of our bodies is particularly important in the defense against all kinds of infections, especially viral infections.
The most important stimulators for the production and function of the immune cells of our bodies are found in food. They include vitamins A, C, D, E, B2, B6, and B12, folic acid, iron, selenium, and zinc. Numerous other natural substances, such as green tea extract, curcumin and other plant ingredients are also scientifically proven means of strengthening the immune system.
Among all these micronutrients, vitamin C plays a particularly important role, as its average requirement to achieve optimal health is higher than that of all the other vitamins. A chronic undersupply of this vitamin has particularly serious consequences for health.
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