By Khushi Pal
Published May 18, 2024

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

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5 healing foods that help your body recover

Your diet plays a vital role in helping your body recover from illnesses or injuries. Here are five healing foods to have to help your body recover. 

Leafy green vegetables 

Leafy green vegetables such as kale, spinach, and Swiss Chard are high in vitamins K and C, folate, and manganese, which help reduce inflammation, boost immunity, and promote recovery.

Berries

Berries such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries are loaded with vitamin C, anthocyanins, and carbohydrates, which help replenish energy. 

Nuts and seeds 

Nuts and seeds, such as walnuts, almonds, and sunflower seeds, contain plant-based protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals that support healing.

Sweet potato 

Sweet potatoes contain essential nutrients and carbohydrates, which help provide energy for the cells to recover. 

Salmon

Salmon is loaded with vitamin B,  iron, zinc, and omega-3 fats which help reduce inflammation, enhance immunity and promote healing.