Mother Nature provides a number of foods that can help to build immunity so that we're able to fight infections like flu. These foods include:
- Foods rich in vitamin C like guavas, oranges, lemons, grapefruit, kiwi fruit, cabbage, broccoli and green peppers.
- Foods rich in beta-carotene, like pumpkin, sweet potato, butternut, broccoli, spinach and yellow peaches (fresh and dried).
- Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fatty fish (tuna, pilchards, sardines) and mega-3 enriched foods.
- Foods rich in zinc, like fish, seafood, especially fresh and canned oysters, meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, milk, peanut butter and unprocessed grains and cereals.