4 Key Nutrients to Boost Your Immune System

There is a war brewing up ahead and the location of this war happens to be inside your body. Everything will depend on your readiness to combat this foreign invader whose sole goal is the replicate and wreak havoc on your body. With that being said do you plan to be reactive and hope a vaccine is soon made or do you take a proactive stance and boost your immune system so that at the end of the day you are in the 85% who have mild to no symptoms. If you want to be in the latter group, then here are 4 key nutrients you can take to boost your immune system Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Zinc.

Vitamin D is a fat soluble hormone that is essential in regulating your immune response and the maturation of red blood cells (oxygen delivery cells).

Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin that is helps enhance the differentiation and proliferation of B and T cells of the immune system.

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin involved in the regulation of vitamin D and important cofactor or enzyme required by some white blood cells.

Zinc is a mineral important in the regulations of certain white blood cells and helps with stimulating 100s of different enzymes in your body.

Author
Dr. Thien Dinh

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