How To Keep Yourself Nourished During Allergy Season

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It is a common thing to get sick during the allergy season. The season is changing and with that, the temperatures are too. Hence many people catch a common cold, viral fever or pollen in the air triggers their allergies, so it is very usual to get sick. So here are some foods that you can eat to keep yourself healthy, nourished and replenish all the essential nutrients in your body even during the allergy season:

Iron: 

Iron is one of the most important nutrients in your blood because it carries oxygenated blood to your muscles and tissues. Some sources of iron are Garbanzo beans, Kidney beans, Navy beans, Lentils, Spinach and Swiss Chard.

Vitamin B:

Vitamin B converts food to energy and is essential for growth. Some sources of Vitamin B are Peas, Almonds, Brown Rice, Chicken, Bananas, Carrots, Broccoli, Salmon and Strawberries.

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Magnesium: 

Magnesium boosts the immune system and prevents inflammation. Some sources of Magnesium are Pumpkin seeds, Soyabean, Sunflower seeds, Cashews and Quinoa.

Potassium: 

Potassium is an electrolyte that regulates blood pressure, water retention and muscle activity. Some sources of potassium are Avocados, Lima beans, Pinto beans, Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes.

Vitamin C:

This Vitamin helps produce carnitine, which is a molecule that helps to burn the body for energy. Some sources of Vitamin C are Oranges, Pineapple, Bell Peppers, Cauliflower, Kiwi and Brussels Sprouts.

Zinc:

This nutrient is essential for white and red blood cell functioning and also affects protein synthesis. Some sources of zinc are Turkey, Shrimp, Lamb and Beef.

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