Foods that help fight the flu

 

It is that time of the year, everyone is getting sick. Here are a few tips that might help you ward off the nasty viruses.

  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Don’t consume a lot of sugar, including orange juice. The sugar reduces the white blood cells ability to kill bacteria.
  • Eat garlic, fresh garlic is a natural infection fighter.
  • Onions reduces respiratory congestion and is also a anti-inflammatory
  • Artichokes also have some immune enhancing ability.
  • Shiitake mushrooms helps power up the immune system  and helps fight off infection
  • Nuts and seeds are rich in immune enhancing minerals zinc and selenium.
  • Cinnamon stops the growth of bacteria.
  • Eat omega 3 fatty acids. (tuna, salmon and cod) they help regulate the immune system
  • Drink a cup of tea: 1 slice of ginger, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 lemon, 1 cup hot water. And Relax
  • Take oscillococcinum  by Boiron. It helps relieve flu like symptoms. Within 48 hours most people have improvement.