BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM WITH TASTY FOODS
A daily carrot
Just one carrot supplies enough beta carotene for your body to convert into 1480mg of vitamin A
Pile on the peppers
Both red and green peppers have twice the vitamin C content of oranges. Vitamin C is important for maintaining a healthy immune system.
Chomp on kale
Another veg with more vitamin C than citrus fruit,For maximum flavor and health gains, stir-fry with garlic.
Go for garlic
Researchers assessed 146 participants who were given a garlic tablet or a placebo for three months.
Don’t forget protein
Its recommendation is to eat a variety of protein daily, including seafood, lean meat, poultry, eggs, beans and peas, and soya products like tofu, as well as nuts and seeds.
Make room for mushrooms
mushrooms are a decent source of selenium and B vitamins too
Nibble on cashews, brazils and peanuts
you’ll get particularly good levels of zinc, selenium, iron and vitamin B6. They all play their part in keeping your immune system healthy.
For grown-ups, a honey-sweetened whisky-all-in (hot toddy) at bedtime is a top option if you're coughing at night.
Thumbs up for oats
A bowl of porridge won't stop full-on sniffles but it does also provide fiber and B vitamins, and can contribute to lower cholesterol levels.
Bring on the berries
Berries contain a range of phytochemicals including anthocyanins which can boost the health of good bacteria in the gut.
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