Immune system, defenses and healthy balanced diet

Immune system, defenses and healthy balanced diet

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic awoke our concernings about health. feeding a deep rethinking around just daily actions, from hygiene to personal care, and unfortunately, even affecting to the way we interact with each other in society. Issues like that, which hadn't even been considered longer than just seconds so far, and now are acquiring an almost inevitable role.

Among these critical issues, the nutritional section definitely stands out, as it’s directly associated with well-being and the strengthening of our immune system. According to the experts, diet is, along with a constant and adapted development of physical activity, a key part of healthy lifestyle habits. Eating a healthy balanced diet, incorporating natural foods rich in nutrients, helps improve our defenses against several adversities that affect our health and well-being.

Providing the recommended daily dose of each vitamin helps our body stay strong and active, since each of them plays an important role within our metabolism. Vitamins, from the Latin “vita” (“life”), are organic substances that we ingest daily through foods and food supplements. Specifically, aloe vera stands out for its content in fat-soluble vitamins, such as A and E vitamins, as well as water-soluble vitamins like the B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), or the very well-known vitamin C. These vitamins facilitate the transformation of food into energy, acting as natural antioxidants and helping both our nervous system and cardiovascular system proper functioning.

Besides, aloe vera counts with the presence of 19 out of the 20 essential amino acids, along with essential minerals such as iron, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, margnesium, manganese, copper, chromium or zinc. A premium quality organic aloe vera juice brings higher levels of acemannan (also known as aloverose) , a polysaccharide linked to our defenses improvement, strengthening the immune system against certain viruses, bacteria and parasites, since it enhances the self-production of cytokines, a type of proteins that coordinate the immune response of our body.

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