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How Eating Citrus Fruits Can Help You Fight the COVID-19 Virus

During cold and flu season it is normal to increase the amount of vitamins and minerals that you consume in your daily diet. With viral pandemic, such as the Coronavirus, it is more important that ever to make sure that you have a high amount of vitamins and minerals in your diet.

Common Citrus Fruits

Oranges, lemons and limes are common citrus fruits that can be consumed as part of your very day diet. They are easy to eat either on their own or, in the case of lemons and limes, in juices and smoothies. Mandarins, kumquats, and grapefruits are other popular citrus fruits that can be be eaten at any time of the day. One medium orange will provide 100% of your RDA (recommended daily allowance) which means a little goes a long way.

Vitamin C

Citrus fruits help when you have a virus as they contain high levels of vitamin C. Vitamin C strengthen your immune system by increasing the production of white blood cells. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties also help our body fight against the disease itself and relives some symptoms.

The great things about eating citrus fruits to help fight a virus is that it will also help protect you against other illness such as arthritis, heart disease, and may even protect against cancer.

If you are currently suffering from a virus or want to make sure your body is in the best position to be able to fight off a virus come to Naturewell Juice Bar today. When you are feeling vulnerable and you do not want to make contact with others you can phone in your order, pay with contactless, and be in and out in seconds.

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