Doctors, celebs, politicians, influencers, policemen, neighbour uncle and your mom have been telling you to wash your hands for weeks now. Of course, it’s important to be hygienic when a pandemic is on the loose. Apart from hygiene, it's imperative to improve one's immunity to protect oneself against diseases.

Here are some simple tips to boost your immunity and stay healthy:

Include these natural foods in your diet:

1. Citrus fruits: Orange, lemon, grapefruit

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2. Red Bell Peppers

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3. Broccoli

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4. Garlic

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5. Ginger

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6. Spinach

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7. Yogurt

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8. Turmeric

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9. Chicken Soup

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10. Sunflower seeds

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11. Watermelon, mint and lime cooler

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12. Orange and tomato juice

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13. Herbal Tea

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14. Go easy on the coffee and cola, opt for healthy drinks like berry and fruit smoothies

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15. Carrot juice

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16. Apple and spinach smoothie

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17. Drink at least x litres of water

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Also, get with these healthy habits:

1. Eat a Healthy Diet

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2. Keeping stress under control

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3. Get plenty of good quality sleep

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4. Exercise regularly

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5. Soak up some sun

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Stay healthy and happy!