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Boost Your Immunity

Find some recommendations during this time of the year!


How to boost your immunity while pregnant or postpartum?




Build up your immunity with vitamins and nutrients:


Vitamin C

You can find foods rich in vitamin C: citrus fruits, peppers, spinach, red fruits, tomatoes...

Vitamins A, E, D

You can find it in: green vegetables, citrus fruits, egg yolks, whole grains, etc.

Zinc

Zinc is an anti-infectious trace element. You will find it in: beef, eggs, cereals and dairy products

Selenium

Selenium is also a very good anti-infectious agent. You can find it in: fish, eggs, meat and cheese.


Protect your intestinal flora with probiotics


If your intestinal flora is unbalanced, your natural defenses are weakened

Foods rich in probiotics are found in lacto-fermented foods: yogurt, cheese, sauerkraut, fermented cereals, kefir, miso paste.


Relax and sleep


Taking time for yourself and relaxing is essential, to be in better shape for your baby.

Don't hesitate to take advantage of the breathing and relaxation exercises available to you in our Pilates, yoga, meditation and hypnosis programs.


Practice physical activity regularly


Moving stimulates blood circulation and thus accelerates the movement of antibodies in your body.

Find the prenatal or postnatal physical activity that suits you in our programs: Pilate, yoga, Cardio-strengthening, postnatal recovery...


Herbs that can boost you


In the form of infusion, inhalation or food supplements, certain plants can help you.

Thyme, Rosemary, ginseng support your immune system.



Strengthening your immunity is essential to prevent infections and maintain optimal health. By following advice from a doctor of pharmacy, such as those shared in this article, you can take steps to boost your immunity. A balanced diet, regular exercise, quality sleep, stress management and the use of appropriate supplements can all help strengthen your immune system.







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