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How to strengthen your child's immunity to face Corona's variables in 7 steps?

Strengthening your child’s immunity is very necessary in light of the spread of coronavirus variables that may target children compared to the old version of the virus, so it is necessary to maintain your children’s immunity levels, in light of the continuing pandemic.

A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was published in CNN, revealed that there are several steps that must be followed to boost your child's immunity, namely:

1. Paying attention to personal hygiene, it is necessary to protect your child from the infectious agents of the virus, so it is necessary to alert him to the need to follow the instructions for wearing a mask, social distancing, and washing hands constantly.

2. Follow vaccination schedules, because children cannot currently be vaccinated against the Corona virus, so it is necessary to follow other vaccination schedules such as polio and influenza vaccinations.

3. Stick to a healthy diet, food plays a role in enhancing immune function, so it is necessary to include servings of fruits and vegetables to their meals, to get vitamins zinc, B, C and A are a few other micronutrients that help immune cells fight infection. Foods rich in zinc include oysters, red meat, poultry, nuts and seafood, while vitamin C is obtained through citrus fruits, broccoli, strawberries and tomatoes.

4. Promote gut health Because the microbiome in the digestive system helps regulate how our immune system works, it is important to eat foods that contain probiotics that support the microbiome, including yogurt, sauerkraut, and sourdough bread.

5. Sleep Helping your children maintain a healthy sleep routine to support immune function and protect them from disease and infection.

6. Avoid Stress and Anxiety Since research has shown that chronic stress is a depressing factor for the immune system, monitoring your child's mental health by spending quality time is also important for immune support.

7. Exercise. Physical activity releases mood-enhancing, stress-reducing chemicals that can boost your immune system.