7 Foods That Can Be Trusted To Boost Immunity

7 Foods That Can Be Trusted To Boost Immunity

The flu virus is easy to attack anyone. To maintain and boost immunity, you should eat these 7 foods.

1. Garlic

It smells a bit stingy, but garlic contains allicin compounds that stimulate the immune system by activating white blood cells to destroy flu viruses. Garlic has almost 100 percent effectiveness to kill Human rhinovirus (HRV), a virus that causes colds, common cold, and respiratory disorders.

Garlic Butter Chicken (S$12.90) by Tanuki Raw (Orchard Central)

181 Orchard Road #04-01 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Somerset MRT
Daily : 11:00am - 10:30pm
+65 6636 5949
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Foie Gras Truffle Yakiniku (S$19.90), Oysters (Happy Hour) (S$2.00), Garlic Butter Chicken (S$12.90)

Fried Garlic Chilli Clams (S$16.00) by JB Ah Meng

534 Geylang Road Lorong 30, Singapore 389490
Aljunied MRT
Daily : 05:00pm - 03:00am
+65 6741 2418
S$15 - S$35 per pax
JB San Luo Mee Hoon (S$7.00), Fried Garlic Chilli Clams (S$16.00)

Fried Garlic Chilli Clams (S$16.00) by JB Ah Meng 新山亚明小厨

534 Geylang Road Lorong 30, Singapore 389490
Aljunied MRT
Daily : 05:00pm - 03:00am
+65 6741 2418
S$15 - S$35 per pax
JB San Luo Mee Hoon (S$7.00), Fried Garlic Chilli Clams (S$16.00)

2. Onion

Like garlic, onions also contain allicin compounds and contain compounds of quercetin, a compound that can help break down mucus like sputum while boosting the immune system. In addition, onion also serves to improve blood circulation and reduce the risk of infection.

Salted Egg Onion Rings (S$13.00) by The Refinery

115 King George's Avenue #01-02, Singapore 208561
Lavender MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Thursday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 06:00pm - 12:00am
Friday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 06:00pm - 01:00am
Saturday : 11:00am - 04:00pm, 06:00pm - 01:00am
Sunday : 11:00am - 04:00pm
+65 6293 1204
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Refinery Gyudon (S$17.00), Salted Egg Onion Rings (S$13.00), Pulled Pork Don (Lunch) (S$14.00), Praline Coffee Baller (S$8.50), Cauliflower Fritto (S$10.00)

French Onion Soup (S$7.90) by Garçons (Essen at The Pinnacle)

1 Cantonment Road #01-01 Essen at The Pinnacle, Singapore 080001
Outram Park MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 02:30pm, 05:30pm - 10:00pm
+65 9786 9123
S$10 - S$30 per pax
12-Hour Belly of Pork (S$16.90), French Duck Leg Confit (S$16.90), Black Miso Foie Gras (S$16.50), French Onion Soup (S$7.90)

Chilli Bajji with Onions (S$3.60) by Srivakula (Syed Alwi Road)

79 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207677
Farrer Park MRT
Daily : 08:30am - 10:30pm
+65 6292 7655
S$5 - S$15 per pax
Guntur Podi Dosa (S$5.50), Chilli Bajji with Onions (S$3.60)

3. Ginger

Spicy and warm, like that is ginger. Ginger contains anti-inflammatory compounds such as shagaol and jaheol that can stimulate blood circulation and prevent and treat flu. In addition, ginger is also useful for calming sore throat, helping to remove sputum, heal stomachache, nausea, and headaches

Lemongrass & Ginger Tiger Prawn Salad (S$19.00) by The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens

1 Ginger Gardens Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569
Farrer Road MRT
Monday - Friday : 09:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 10:00am - 10:00pm
+65 8444 1148
S$35 - S$60 per pax
Halia's Singapore-style Chilli Crab Spaghettini (S$26.00), Paperbag Oven-baked Halibut Fillet (S$40.00), Lemongrass & Ginger Tiger Prawn Salad (S$19.00)

Braised Noodle laced with Ginger Scallion (S$6.80) by Kam's Roast

9 Scotts Road #01-04/05/06/07 Pacific Plaza, Singapore 228210
Orchard MRT
Monday - Friday : 11:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 10:00am - 10:00pm
+65 6836 7788
S$10 - S$30 per pax
‘Toro’ Char Siu (S$22.80), Braised Noodle laced with Ginger Scallion (S$6.80)

Samsui Ginger Chicken (S$19.90) by Soup Restaurant (VivoCity)

1 HarbourFront Walk #02-141 VivoCity, Singapore 098585
HarbourFront MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 10:00pm
+65 6376 9969
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Samsui Ginger Chicken (S$19.90)

4. Chili

Many people love this one. Yes, chilli much-loved, even some people when eating should feel spicy. Chili contains capsaicin, which is rich in sources of vitamin C and bioflavonoids to help boost the immune system against flu. Chili, especially chili, also contains beta carotene and antioxidants that build healthy mucous membranes to fight viruses and bacteria. But do not over-consume, if not diarrhea.

Chili Cheese Tater (S$14.00) by Park Bench Deli

179 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068627
Tanjong Pagar MRT
Monday - Friday : 07:30am - 09:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 09:00am - 03:00pm
+65 6815 4600
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Cheese Steak (S$16.00), Patty Melt (S$17.00), PB & J (S$8.00), Fried Chicken Sandwich (S$16.00), Grilled Cheese (S$14.00), Chili Cheese Tater (S$14.00)

Chili Crab (S$38.00) by New Ubin Seafood (Hillview)

63 Hillview Avenue Level 6 Lam Soon Industrial Building, Singapore 669569
Hillview MRT
Daily : 11:00am - 03:00pm, 05:30pm - 10:00pm
+65 9740 6870
S$35 - S$60 per pax
Angus Steak (S$12.00), Chili Crab (S$38.00)

Fried Century Egg with Chili & Hot Basil Chicken (S$15.90) by Nara Thai Cuisine (ION Orchard)

2 Orchard Turn #B3-21 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Orchard MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 10:00pm
+65 6634 5787
S$20 - S$40 per pax
Mushroom Salad (S$14.90), Fried Century Egg with Chili & Hot Basil Chicken (S$15.90)

5. Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin C and carotene. Carotenoids in it can reduce the risk of exposure to various types of cancer and protect the eyes and skin from ultraviolet light. One of the carotenoids is alpha-carotene that helps slow down the aging process.

Matcha Mochi Balls with Pumpkin Soft Serve (S$15.00) by BrotherBird mochi & softserve co. (Bugis)

32A Bali Lane Stateland Cafe, Singapore 189868
Bugis MRT
Monday - Sunday : 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday : 06:00pm - 10:00pm
+65 9800 7628
S$5 - S$15 per pax
Liu Sha Donut Balls with Cookie Butter Soft Serve (S$14.00), Matcha Mochi Balls with Pumpkin Soft Serve (S$15.00), Raspberry Mochi Balls with Cookie Butter Soft Serve (S$15.00)

Roast Pumpkin (S$22.00) by Cheek by Jowl

21 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069620
Telok Ayer MRT
Monday - Friday : 12:00pm - 02:00pm, 06:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday : 06:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday : Closed
+65 6221 1911
S$70 - S$120 per pax
Coconut (S$15.00), Confit Duck Leg (S$36.00), Roast Pumpkin (S$22.00)

Pumpkin Gnocchi (S$16.00) by HRVST

6A Shenton Way #05-01 Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068815
Tanjong Pagar MRT
Monday - Friday : 11:30am - 02:30pm, 05:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday : 11:00am - 03:00pm
Sunday : Closed
+65 6920 7500
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Fried Chickpeas (S$5.00), Hay Salt Baked Celeriac (S$18.00), Seaweed Tofu Croquette (S$8.00), Pumpkin Gnocchi (S$16.00)

6. Kale

Kale, vegetables that are still common in this community are rich in vitamin E and antioxidants as immune boosters by increasing white blood cells to kill bacteria

Tofu & Kale Salad (S$11.00) by Haru

100 Guillemard Road #01-06, Singapore 399718
Mountbatten MRT
Monday - Sunday : 11:00am - 03:00pm, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Tuesday : Closed
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Gochujang Pork (S$14.00), Tofu & Kale Salad (S$11.00)

7. Mushrooms

Based on research, the fungus can increase the production and activity of white blood cells are good to boost the immune system. Recommended mushrooms are shiitake, maitake, chaga, and reishi.

Creamy Mushrooms on Sourdough (S$12.00) by Atlas Coffeehouse

6 Duke's Road, Singapore 268886
Botanic Gardens MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Sunday : 08:00am - 07:00pm
+65 6314 2674
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Creamy Mushrooms on Sourdough (S$12.00), Butterscotch Banana Pancake (S$18.00), ATLAS Super-Bowl (S$17.00), Mixed Berries Compote Waffles (S$12.50)

Haloumi & Mushrooms (Brunch) (S$22.00) by Artichoke

161 Middle Road, Singapore 188978
Bencoolen MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Friday : 06:30pm - 10:30pm
Saturday : 11:30am - 03:30pm, 06:30pm - 10:30pm
Sunday : 11:30am - 03:30pm
+65 6336 6949
S$20 - S$40 per pax
Maple Glazed Bacon Chop (Brunch) (S$10.00), Lamb Shakshouka (S$26.00), Hot Skillet Prawns (Dinner) (S$38.00), Feta Burrata (S$24.00), Neh Neh Pop (S$7.00), Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder (Dinner) (S$38.00), Haloumi & Mushrooms (Brunch) (S$22.00)

Mushrooms on Sourdough (S$14.00) by Columbus Coffee Co.

220 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574352
Marymount MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Saturday : 09:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday : 09:00am - 07:00pm
+65 6253 6024
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Mushrooms on Sourdough (S$14.00), Soft Shell Crab Burger (S$22.00), Salmon Soba Noodles (S$18.00), Mussels with Coconut Lemongrass & Ale (S$17.00), Colombia Filter Coffee (S$6.00), Matcha Warrior Cold Brew (S$7.00)