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CITRUS FRUIT

Vitamin C is thought to increase the production of white blood cells. These are key to fighting infections.

Popular citrus fruits include:

  • grapefruit
  • oranges
  • tangerines
  • lemons
  • limes
  • clementines

RED BELL PEPPERS

  • Red bell peppers contain twice as much vitamin C as citrus.
  • Besides boosting your immune system, vitamin C may help maintain healthy skin.

BROCCOLI

  • Broccoli contains Vitamins A, C, and E, as well as many other antioxidants and fiber, broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables.
  • It is advised to eat it as raw as possible.

GARLIC

  • Garlic serves as an immune booster and aids in lowering blood pressure and slows down the hardening of arteries.

GINGER

  • Ginger may help decrease inflammation, which can help reduce a sore throat and other inflammatory illnesses as well alleviate nausea.

SPINACH

  • Rich in Vitamin C

YOGHURT

  • Source of Vitamin D
  • Vitamin D helps to regulate the bodies immune system.

ALMONDS

  • Vitamin E is key to a healthy immune system
  • Almonds are packed with this Vitamin and also contain healthy fats

TURMERIC

  • Not only good in food but can alleviate inflammation as well.

GREEN TEA

  • Contains Antioxidants which enhances the immune system

PAPAYA

  • Good source of Vitamin C
  • It contains 224% of the daily amount
  • Also contains digestive enzyme that has anti-inflammatory effects

KIWI

Contains:

  • Folate
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin C

POULTRY

  • Chicken soup is more than just a feel-good food with a placebo effect.
  • It helps improve symptoms of a cold and also helps protect you from getting sick in the first place.
  • Poultry high in Vitamin B-6 ( forms new and healthy red blood cells)

SUNFLOWER SEEDS

  • Sunflower seeds contains phosphorous, magnesium, and vitamin B-6.
  • They’re also incredibly high in vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant.

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