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Five Vitamin C Drinks for Boosting Immunity to Lowering High Blood Pressure

Pritam Kashyap
Pritam Kashyap

Vitamin C is one such important nutrient for our body, a natural water-soluble vitamin - that helps to fight bacterial infections, toxin reactions in body and more. Essential for an overall healthy living, this vitamin is not produced in our body naturally.  

Benefits of Including Vitamin C in Your Daily Diet: 

  • It may also help lower high blood pressure and relax the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart.

  • Vitamin C rich foods are the powerhouse of antioxidants, which may help in flushing out the toxins from the body and reducing the risk of several chronic diseases.

  • It is also linked to reduced risks of heart disease. Several studies have found that this vitamin helps in lowering bad cholesterol level, a factor leading to heart disease.

  • Vitamin C is known to reduce inflammation in the body. Hence, it can be linked to reducing uric acid levels and risks of gout in human.

  • Health benefiting properties of Vitamin C is its immunity-boosting capacity. Hence, a daily dose of this vitamin may help in fighting cough, cold and several seasonal diseases.

Here are Vitamin C drinks for immunity boosting that you should add in your diet straight away: 

1. Lemonade/ Lemon Water

Drinking Lemonade or Lemon Water is a great way to boost immunity & metabolism. Just squeeze the lemon in warm water, add some honey with/ or without black pepper and have it the first thing in the morning. You can also make refreshing lemonade in cold water with soda, black salt and sugar and have it any time of the day.  

2. Milk Shake/ Smoothie

Vitamin C rich Mango, apple, strawberry, kiwi and papaya can be taken as shake or smoothie when you feel like having a creamy and tasty drink.  

3. Vegetable Juice

Vegetable juice with green leafy and cruciferous vegetables like spinach, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, tomato and cucumbers are also great options to include in your cooling juice. 

4. Herbal Tea

Herbal tea rich in antioxidants and herbs used is coriander, basil, mint, thyme and rosemary. 

5. Fruit Juice

Any fruit with high vitamin C content, juice it and drink it like orange, litchi, pineapple, watermelon, cherries are some fruits you can juice to make a healthy, immunity-boosting drink. 

While there are lots of foods that can fuel vitamin C in our body, juicing or brewing certain foods and drinking them daily is the quickest way to refill lots of Vitamin C. 

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