5 Foods That Fight Flu



We all now the flu is widespread this season as people struggle to stay healthy or deal with symptoms. Here are some food suggestions.


5 Foods That Fight Flu   News Max Health- January 22, 2013

Chicken Soup contains a compound called carnosine which boosts the body’s immune system during the very early stages of flu,

Sweet Potatoes an excellent source of beta carotene to support the body’s mucus membranes, which line the respiratory and intestinal tract,

Cauliflower is rich in illness-fighting antioxidants,

Cinnamon has antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties,

Mushrooms are loaded with zinc, an all important immune-supporting mineral, which research has credited with fighting the common cold, as well as recurrent lower respiratory infections. People who do not get enough zinc often have fewer white blood cells, which means they have a reduced immune response and are less able to fight off disease.





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