|Food that helps prevent colds and flu|
|Saturday, 09 June 2012 20:28|
1. Choose foods rich in Vitamin C: Since we cannot store vitamin C in our bodies, we need to consume it regularly. We should be eating 5-6 servings daily of fruits and vegetables which are rich in this vital vitamin. Such foods include bell peppers (especially red), cabbage, broccoli, leafy greens, kiwi fruit, citrus fruits, and berries.
2 Eat more garlic and onions: Garlic is a highly esteemed vegetable to many cultures around the world and for good reason. In fact, its use as a vegetable and as a medicine dates back to 5 000 BC. Garlic has a positive effect on the immune system.
3 Eat brightly-coloured fruits and vegetables. including winter squash, carrots, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin. Additional sources include cooked spinach, apricots, and mangoes.
4 Drink tea: And in particular, drink green tea.
5 Get plenty of sleep and stay away from highly processed foods. — http://articles.cookingcache.com