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5 foods to increase immunity in Children

It is pretty much easy to get a communicated infection in the crowded world. Other factors are also very much in war with your immune system. And while adults are a bit careful about it, you can’t do much about children other than taking steps to increase their immunity against everyday infections.

Dr. Neha Bansal, our child specialists talk about the 5 foods that should be included in your children’s diet to help their immune system fight with diseases:

Green Leafy Vegetables

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It goes without saying that these vegetable are rich in nutrients your child’s young body needs. It can be quite challenging to feed them though. Consider adding it to omelettes, wraps, homemade burgers, and other things they like.

Yogurt/Probiotic

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Stomach infections are common in children and it’s mostly because of bad bacteria. Yogurt is a good probiotic to include in your child’s diet to fight gastro-related illnesses. If your child doesn’t like plain curd, you can try giving them flavoured ones, or in other forms like buttermilk, raita, etc.

Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits are rich in Vitamin C and helps increase your child’s immunity against common cold, flu, fever, and other seasonal infections.

Nuts

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When your child have hunger pangs at odd timings, nuts can be a good substitute to candies and chocolates. They are rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals, and required anti-oxidants.

Proteins

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Proteins in any form are good for your child. Include it in their meals in form of eggs (the best), meat, or pulses.

If your child is a fussy eater or his immunity refuses to be up, it’s time you fix an appointment with a paediatrician. You can book an appointment with Dr. Neha Bansal by contacting Bansal Global Hospital directly.

About Bansal Global Hospital

A world class private hospital located in North-West Delhi, the Bansal Global Hospital offers the best treatment possible and care to its patients round the clock (24×7). The multi-specialty Bansal Global Hospital provides specialist medical and surgical care ranging from simple day-case procedures to complex surgeries, blood and other tests in our state of the art pathology lab, digital X-rays, inpatient facilities. The hospital has dedicated inpatient facility, with all fully air-conditioned ensuite rooms. Our staff offer high quality services to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable as possible in private and discrete facilities.

Address:
Bansal Global Hospital C-10 Ramgarh, Near Jahangirpuri Metro Station, Delhi, 110033
Bansal Fracture, Gynae and Kids Clinic, E-1086 Saraswati Vihar, Pitampura, Delhi 110034
Neo Kidz Clinic, C-38 Raj Nagar, Pitampura, Delhi 110034

Tel:  011-27636400
Dr Suresh Bansal – Specialist Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr Bimla Bansal – Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr Neha Bansal – Child Specialist

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