The 7 MOST Important Nutrients for Your Immune System

Discover the most important nutrients for your immune system and avoid getting sick this winter.

What Vitamin D Does to Your Immune System:

0:00 Introduction: How to boost your immune system naturally
0:35 Vital nutrients to strengthen your immune system
13:50 Learn more about vitamin D for your immune system!

Today I’m going to cover the seven vital nutrients you need to help boost immunity and the best ways to get these nutrients.

The most important nutrients for your immune system:
1. Vitamin A
• It is especially important to support healthy lungs
• It helps you make antibodies
• It increases T helper cells
The best sources of vitamin A:
• Grass-fed butter
• Egg yolks
• Liver

2. Vitamin E
• It helps protect against collateral damage
• It strengthens the T cells and phagocytes
The best sources of vitamin E:
• Grass-fed butter
• Leafy greens
• Nuts
• Egg yolks

3. Vitamin D
• It influences every part of the immune system
• It helps calm down an overactive immune system
• It helps shorten the duration of infection
The best sources of vitamin D:
• Grass-fed butter
• Cod liver oil
• The sun
• Supplements

4. Vitamin C
• It helps increase resistance to pathogens
• It helps protect against collateral damage
• It increases neutrophils
The best sources of vitamin C:
• Raw sauerkraut
• Leafy greens
• Grass-fed and grass-finished beef or liver

5. Zinc
• Without zinc, many things can’t work in the body
• It allows the thymus to make T cells
The best sources of zinc:
• Shellfish
• Eggs
• Red meat

6. Selenium
• It helps make glutathione
• It helps the immune system fight pathogens
• It helps protect against collateral damage
The best sources of selenium:
• Seafood
• Brazil nuts

7. Copper
• It helps protect against infections
• It helps protect against collateral damage
• It’s involved in immune system function
The best sources of copper:
• Shellfish
• Seafood
• Beef
• Meat
• Eggs

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 57, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this helps increase your awareness of the most important nutrients for your immune system. I’ll see you in the next video.

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