Flu season is here, and if you are trying to keep it away or trying to get rid of it, we have some helpful diet tips. These are proven to aid your body in fighting off the illness in addition to medical treatment.

ORANGES

Oranges are high in vitamin C and can give your immune system a boost. If you already have flu-like symptoms, they may be able to help you feel better faster.

CHICKEN SOUP

Nothing beats chicken soup when you’re feeling ill. But did you know it is can aid your immune system? Chicken soup enhances the function of cilia, a hair-like structure in the nose that protects against viruses and bacteria.

GINGER

If you’re having issues with your stomach, do you reach for the Ginger Ale? You should, ginger is a natural remedy for nausea as well as inflammation.

PUMPKIN SEEDS

Have you ever eaten pumpkin seeds when you were sick? They are high in zinc which is needed to boost the function of your white blood cells. White blood cells fight off pathogens such as the flu, so save your pumpkin seeds for flu season!

VEGETABLE JUICE

If you lack the appetite for solid foods, try to get nutrients into your body through vegetable juice. It’s full of antioxidants that will help your body recover.

With Covid-19 still around in 2021, this flu season can seem even scarier than usual. Please remember to stay safe and take care of yourself. We hope these tips are helpful.