Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that helps support immune function by stimulating the production of white blood cells and antibodies.
Berries are loaded with antioxidants, including vitamin C, flavonoids, and anthocyanins, which help protect cells from oxidative stress and inflammation.
Papaya is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), and enzymes like papain, which have anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects.
Kiwi is packed with vitamin C, even more so than citrus fruits by weight. Consuming kiwi regularly can help strengthen the immune system and reduce the severity and duration of colds and infections.
Apples are a good source of immune-boosting antioxidants like vitamin C and quercetin, which have anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties.
Grapes contain antioxidants like resveratrol and flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects.