Nutritionist and Dietitian Ruşen Aksu emphasized the importance of strengthening the immune system against the coronavirus and flu epidemic that increased with the change of seasons and suggested consuming dark green leafy vegetables. “We should consume spinach, parsley, watercress and arugula both at breakfast and in our salads during the day,” Aksu said.
According to the news in DHA, In addition to the corona virus epidemic, Nutritionist and Dietitian Ruşen Aksu made some recommendations to strengthen the immune system against the increasing flu cases in recent days.
Stating that protecting the immune system is important against corona virus and flu infections in changing seasonal conditions, Aksu, “We must definitely add dark green leafy vegetables to our diet. We should consume spinach, parsley, watercress, arugula and the like both at breakfast and in our salads during the day. Sulforaphane-rich, immune-raising cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts are also abundant in our breakfast or salads during the day. We should definitely consume fruits such as kiwi, orange, pineapple, which are rich in vitamin C. Another important mineral in high immunity is selenium and zinc. Garlic and onions should definitely be added. he spoke.
“IT WILL PROVIDE VERY IMPORTANT SUPPORT FOR IMPROVING IMMUNITY”
Stating that vitamin D has an important role in strengthening the immune system, Aksu said. “If our blood vitamin D values are low, we recommend that appropriate supplements be taken under the supervision of a doctor. One cup of green tea should be consumed every day during the day. You can prepare a mixture of ginger, spinach, green tea, pineapple and parsley and consume it throughout the day. This beverage, which they will prepare with a handful of spinach, a slice of ginger, a slice of pineapple and 10 sprigs of parsley, will provide a very important support in terms of increasing immunity. said.
“REPUTATION FOR WINTER PLANTS INCREASED”
Cahit Gürkaş, who sells spices and herbal products in Sur district, drew attention to the fact that corona virus and flu are getting more and more intense in the winter months.
“In these seasons, it is necessary to be more careful especially against flu and cold. Accordingly, we recommend that herbs such as ginger, herbal flower, sage, turmeric and rosehip should be consumed in the brewing method in order to strengthen the immune system. Ginger, turmeric, chamomile, sage, rosehip, black-head tea are the main herbs we sell extensively. Otherwise, it creates a toxin substance in the body. It would be better if these were paid attention. “