How does diet affect immunity?
The old saying “you are what you eat” fully reflects the role of food in the proper functioning of the body. How does diet affect immunity? Do meals and the ingredients they contain help fight free radicals and oxidative stress?
The effect of diet on immunity - the most important information
The proper functioning of the body's immune system depends on many factors related to the daily diet. Diet has a very significant impact on the functioning and state of the immune system. First, it is a source of essential vitamins and minerals that help protect cells from oxidative stress. In fact, free oxygen radicals are one of the main causes of premature aging,
and they also weaken the body. We are more susceptible to infection and the harmful effects of disease-causing microorganisms. So care must be taken to ensure that meals supply the body with vitamins A, C, D, E and K, some B vitamins (particularly B6 and B12) and precious minerals (such as zinc,
Another important point is that many products included in the diet contain valuable antioxidants. Ingredients in the form of citrus flavonoids, lycopene, lutein, polyphenols or terpenoids help the body fight free radicals. In addition, they contribute to maintaining a favorable state of the body's immunity and have an effect on reducing the gradual consequences of aging. They also affect the condition of many internal organs, such as eyesight, nervous system and blood circulation.
We must not forget that food has an effect on the digestive system. Some products called probiotics promote the maintenance of an optimal state of the intestinal bacterial flora. Properly developing microorganisms is essential for the proper functioning of the immune system. Gut bacteria are also very important for the absorption of certain vitamins and minerals.
Dietary supplements and their effect on immunity
Eating may not be enough to take care of the body's good immunity. So a good solution is to enrich the diet with nutritional supplements. Pharmaceutical company Olimp Laboratories offers many valuable products that can be on hand. Among them it is worth noting:
- the Garlic
- CYNKoVIr Immunomodulator
- Immuno Xplode powder
- Colonbiotic 7 GG Sport Edition
- Gold Omega 3 D3 + K2 Sport Edition
- Vita Men Oversized Multi Sports Caps
All products are manufactured according to pharmaceutical standards. Olimp Laboratories is one of the leading European manufacturers of nutritional supplements and sports nutrition. Products with the Olimp Sport Nutrition and Olimp Labs logo guarantee high
quality raw materials, optimally selected quantities of ingredients used and safety of use. Each product undergoes in-depth physico-chemical and microbiological analyzes, ensuring optimum quality.