With winter coming here is a list of top foods to eat to stay healthy and protected.
11 of the best foods to beat illness and raise immunity. Eat these and we challenge any virus to take you on.
Mushrooms: Full of immune boosting vitamin D, leave them out in the sun for ten min before cooking them to spike their levels.
Red peppers: Vitamin A, repairs mucosal barriers damaged by fighting illness
Pumpkin seeds: Eat them for magnesium, needed for the health of immune cells.
Shallots: They release the natural anti bacterial allicin.
Cucumber: Vitamin A and C and contains anti cancerous lignan compounds.
Broccoli: Disease killing sulforaphane. Most powerful when eaten three days old.
Salmon: Contains Astaxanthin which improves virus killing cells in your blood.
Lemon: Vitamin A and polyphenols team up together to reduce your risk of catching colds.
Butterbean: High in B vitamins. Eat them before a workout to prevent the breakdown of cells that guard against bacteria.
Parsley: Coumarin, boosts your white blood cell activity.
Raw garlic: Massively boosts the number of T cells in your body, strengthen immunity.