How To Boost Your Defenses Naturally Thanks to Food

A good diet strengthens our immune system, helps us prevent colds and even some viral diseases, as stated by the dietitian, nutritionist, and health mentor, Carla Zap Lana, in her blog Cuero Mentee. Therefore, in these difficult times, it is more important than ever to maintain good eating habits to enrich your daily diet and thus protect and strengthen your body and your family.

Typically, you look for vitamin supplements or other medications, but you have to consider that we can increase our defenses naturally through food; it is also much more prosperous.

The nutritionist María Calle shares in her blog Buena Vibar that juices full of raw fruits and vegetables are-a fantastic source of energy and multiple benefits to achieve that balance that we all need.

For all this, we share some ideas of smoothies rich in nutrients that you can make at home, and of course, for that, nothing better than the B Blender Better ware, where you prepare them in seconds. 

Pineapple, tangerine, and ginger smoothie

During this season, ginger will be one of your best allies; it is a tuber that has a spicy flavor (not much in small quantities), helps the body fight digestion problems and respiratory diseases; it is advisable to supplement ginger with citrus fruits that contain vitamin C, ideal for strengthening our body, as maria Calle also affirms. This smoothie is a vitamin pump designed to protect your family, and the best, it tastes delicious.


    • Peeled pineapple
    • Tangerines
    • Orange juice
    • Honey
    • 10 g fresh ginger


Place the frozen pineapple in pieces in the glass of your B Blender Better ware, peel the mandarins and remove the seeds and then add the necessary segments to the glass. Peel the ginger, chop it into thick slices and add it to the glass. Add the orange juice, honey, and crush until you get a homogeneous dough. Adjust the sweetness point and thickness, adding more love and more orange juice if you consider it necessary.

Smoothie: The Power of Vitamin C

The advisor and nutritionist María Calle recommends this smoothie since, according to what she tells us, we can obtain first-class vitamin C to strengthen our body’s defenses. In addition, I assure you that because of its flavor, it is a drink that will be on your regular diet from now on.


  • Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Strawberries
  • Honey


This smoothie is super quick and straightforward; wash, peel, remove the seeds, and cut the ingredients into pieces. Place each element in your B Blender Betterware, already cut into pieces, add water, and grind until you get a homogeneous mixture. You can add a-little lemon juice or honey to improve the flavor.

Green smoothie with lemon and spinach

Another great option to prepare at home, the insight it will not seem very rich, but I assure you that it is. Let’s try it!


  • Spinach
  • Pineapple
  • Lemon juice


Pre-freeze the pineapple to generate a better consistency. Place the ingredients already disinfected and peeled in the glass of your B Blender Betterware, add water and crush until the character is to your liking; beware of the lemon juice; you do not want it to be very acidic. If you’re going to sweeten it, you can add a teaspoon of honey or a sachet of stevia.

In addition to these delicious smoothies, it is worth reminding you that it is also important to eat balanced; Carla Zapata, dietitian and nutritionist, recommend we add to our diet some foods that strengthen your immune system and help raise white blood cells, such as wild fruits, kiwi, broccoli, cauliflower, green leaves, cereals such as rice or oats, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, carrots, pumpkins, spinach, garlic, and peppers. Do not forget to sleep well, be well hydrated, and play sports regularly, and this can be done even at home in the company of your family.

Let’s have fun together! And remember, united as a family, we overcome everything.