For many of us, spending more time at home means more time to prepare our own meals, and a great opportunity to incorporate more immune-rich foods into our everyday diet. With over 70 per cent of our overall immunity residing in our gut, the types of foods we are fuelling ourselves with is now more important than ever.
We spoke to Stephanie Gobbo, a Clinical Nutritionist and Naturopath who has listed her top nutrients and food sources that will support our immunity whilst working from home.
Oysters, mussels, red meat, poultry, eggs, beans & lentils, pine nuts, almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds, tahini, spinach, mushrooms, green peas
Blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, guava,red capsicum, kiwi fruit, oranges, lemons, camu camu powder, beetroot, parsley, broccoli, brussels sprout
Eggs, cod liver oil, carrots, papaya, tomatoes, cantaloupe, apricots, mango, peaches, pumpkin, sweet potato, spinach
Bone broth, sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, apple cider vinegar, kefir, miso, natural yoghurt
Echinacea, rosehip, elderberry, marshmallow leaf, licorice, chamomile, nettle, ginger, lemongrass, lemon balm, peppermint, olive leaf, yarrow, matcha green tea
Garlic, onion, ginger, turmeric, thyme, oregano, cumin, cinnamon, chilli, cloves, rosemary
All seafood, especially salmon, sardines, mackerel, ocean trout, flaxseeds, flaxseed oil, walnuts, sesame seeds, tahini, brazil nuts, chia seeds, hemp seeds
Shiitake mushrooms, organic bone broth, chicken stock + soup, manuka honey, coconut oil
Hot pots, casseroles, soups, stews, congee, broth, pho
For more information on how to structure and improve your diet whilst working from home, contact Stephanie at https://www.stephgobbo.com.au/about-1
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