The Most Powerful Flu Fighting Foods

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Getting your flu shot isn’t the only way you can help prevent the flu. What you eat can also help lower your odds of coming down with a nasty bug

PUMPKIN SEEDS

Pumpkin seeds are full of zinc, which helps white blood cells fight off illness.

TUNA

This fish is an excellent source of selenium, which helps protect cells from free-radical damage and boosts your immunity.

MUSHROOMS

‘Shrooms are packed with beta glucans, which help the body fight infection.

SWEET POTATOES

Can’t get enough sweet potatoes this time of year? That’s a good thing: Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A, which fights free radicals that could weaken your immune system.

GREEN TEA

Enjoy a hot cup of green tea, and you’ll reap the drink’s amazing antioxidant benefits.

YOGURT

Probiotics, found in yogurt and other naturally fermented foods, help your body maintain a healthy and strong immune system.

Source: www.healthyfoodguide.com.au