10 Best Snacks Boost Your Immunity

1. California Raisins with a sprinkle of cinnamon

California raisins are naturally sweet with no added sugar, and satisfy my 3 PM sweet tooth just as well as sugar-packed candy.

2. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamins A and C as well as several antioxidants, making them a great ally for your immune system.

3. Bell Peppers with hummus

"Snacking on bell peppers gives a natural boost of vitamin C. Pair it with hummus for some gut-friendly fiber to further support the immune system.

4. Fortified Cereal

There are foods beyond the produce patch that also offer the nutrients commonly associated with immune health, like zinc, Vitamin D, iron, and folate. And berries are one of them.

5. Sliced Apples with Peanut Butter

Two tablespoons of peanut butter are a good source manganese and supply zinc, two must-have minerals for a strong immune system."

6. Ginger Tea

"Tea contains polyphenols and flavonoids, antioxidants which may help keep your immune system strong. Grate some ginger and add it to your tea for an added bonus.

7. Sardine Toast

"Sardines are rich in 3 key nutrients that can benefit the immune system: (1) Zinc: a mineral that plays an important role in the production of immune cells.

8. Beef Jerky

"Foods rich in zinc, like beef, have been shown to support the immune system by fighting inflammation and may even help shorten the duration of the common cold

9. Smoothie made with fortified orange juice

Using fortified orange juice will give your concoction a boost of vitamin C and vitamin D — two nutrients that help support a healthy immune system.

10. Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Just 8 strawberries contain almost 100% of the daily value of vitamin C along with other key nutrients to help keep us healthy.

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