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.

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)


Parmesan Garlic Wings (S$8.00) by G'Day Bistro

352 Clementi Avenue 2 #01-129, Singapore 120352
Clementi MRT
Monday - Friday : 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 11:00am - 10:00pm
+65 9859 2587
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Parmesan Garlic Wings (S$8.00), Soft Shell Crab Aglio Olio (S$13.90)


Black Garlic Soup (S$19.00) by Verre Modern Bistro & Wine Bar

8 Rodyk Street #01-05/06, Singapore 238216
Fort Canning MRT
Monday - Thursday : 04:00pm - 12:00am
Friday & Saturday : 04:00pm - 01:00am
Sunday : 04:00pm - 11:00pm
+65 6509 1917
S$52.5 - S$90 per pax
Suckling Pig (S$42.00), Half Lobster Salad (S$38.00), Seafood Papillote (S$30.00), Black Garlic Soup (S$19.00), Lamb Chop with Moroccan Couscous and Mint Sauce (S$46.00)


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.

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)


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

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.

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)


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.

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 by Kilter Avenue

6A Shenton Way #05-01 Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068815
Tanjong Pagar MRT
Monday - Friday : 11:00am - 02:30pm, 05:30pm - 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 09:30am - 03:00pm
+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

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 by Kilter Avenue

6A Shenton Way #05-01 Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068815
Tanjong Pagar MRT
Monday - Friday : 11:00am - 02:30pm, 05:30pm - 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 09:30am - 03:00pm
+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)


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.

Deep Fried Mushroom in Sweet and Sour Sauce (S$7.00) by Jing Yi Vegetarian 锦憶素食

359 Bukit Batok Street 31 #01-401 Meng Soon Huat Food Centre, Singapore 659359
Bukit Gombak MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Sunday : 02:00pm - 09:00pm
+65 91811413/9066 9185
S$5 - S$10 per pax
Hor Fun (S$4.00), Deep Fried Mushroom in Sweet and Sour Sauce (S$7.00)