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Healthy eating is essential to building a great immune system and fighting off sickness during the fall and winter seasons. These 7 foods should be in your diet so that you can stay happy and healthy!
Eating raw or lightly-cooked garlic and onions will boost your immunity with their antiviral and antibacterial properties.
People whose diets are rich in potassium may be less prone to high blood pressure. Eating potassium rich foods such as bananas, cantaloupe and oranges will help keep your heart healthy.
These friendly bacteria help maintain a healthy immune system and improve intestinal function. Foods such as naturally fermented sauerkraut, kimchi, and kefir, as well as yogurt with active cultures contain Probiotics.
Salmon, sardines, and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids, which relieves dry eyes, benefits heart health and regulates your Cholesterol and Triglyceride levels.
Ginger is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties, gastrointestinal relief and immune-boosting properties, and is also a useful herbal remedy for nasal and chest congestion.
Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fat, which helps reduce inflammation, and vitamin E, which promotes healthy skin, they have more potassium than bananas, and can help lower Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels.
This green veggie is an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium, both of which have been linked to lower rates of periodontal disease. Broccoli also protects against cancer, heart disease and detoxifies the body.
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