When we consume fruits, vegetables, proteins, and liquid fish, citrus fruits play an important role in preventing certain diseases among which are the flu and colds, so common this time of year.
Much of the benefits of exercise on body citrus due to its antioxidant, which helps prevent endless respiratory diseases.
Oranges, lemons and tangerines, other important aspects contributing to health such as fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium, folic acid and vitamins A and C.
There are other vitamins that help strengthen the immune system such as vitamin E, which is found in cereals, nuts, olive oil and green leafy vegetables. This vitamin is an essential component of cell membranes to enhance the expression of antibodies that bind to the cells to defend against infection.
Another major component is iron. Its deficit decreases cell proliferation and immune response. Meanwhile, zinc is of great importance also on health, because it acts on the healing of the skin by preventing the entry of germs.
It is also shown that daily consumption of vitamin C decreases, between 20 and 30 percent, the intensity and duration of cold diseases, especially respiratory. Because in addition to low temperatures, we are exposed to a large number of external agents such as viruses, bacteria, fungi and other pathogens, which help our body to resent and defenses down. However, the body is well prepared and trained to defend against these attacks by the immune system, which sets in motion various methods of defense which can prevent us from damaging stressors.