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Eat These Foods To Prevent The Flu

I like this post. Consider it another arrow in your quiver against the flu this season. I wrote recently about getting my flu shot and recommended that you do the same. Here are some more good ideas to help get you through the coming five or so months.

Tony

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Flu season is almost here and often a flu shot and taking vitamin C isn’t enough. Aside from mitigating stress and getting enough sleep, it’s important to pay attention to nutrition. Here’s what you should be eating for flu prevention:

basket of mushrooms

Hello mushrooms! These fungi contain glucans, a polysaccharide that enhances natural killer cells in the body. In order to optimize the immune-boosting benefits of mushrooms, eat a variety such as shiitake, white button, and maitake.

onion and garlic on white surface

No more crying. Garlic, onions, shallots, and chives have been shown to reduce the severity of cold and flu symptoms by increasing the activity of natural killer cells. Onions have properties that increase white blood cell counts needed to fight off pathogens. Why not saute mushrooms and onions for a double whammy of these immune fighting foods?

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Garlic – witchcraft or real cure?

Witchcraft it might be, but there is clear evidence that consuming garlic can be effective in influencing a wide range of diseases and conditions.

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Hippocrates was an early supporter of the healing effects of garlic. Hippocrates was an early supporter of the healing effects of garlic.

Garlic is widely used around the world for its pungent flavour as a seasoning or condiment. It is an important component in many dishes of various regions, including Asia, the Middle East, northern Africa, southern Europe and parts of South and Central America. Garlic has also been used as a medicine in many cultures for thousands of years. This blog entry will focus on its potential healing properties.

Early ‘medicos’ like Hippocrates, Galen, Pliny the Elder, and Dioscorides, the personal physician to the Roman Emperor Nero, all mention the use of garlic for many conditions, including parasite invasion, respiratory problems, poor digestion, and low energy. The question is should healing of such a range of ailments be seen as witchcraft or can it actually be true effects?

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Witchcraft it might be, but there is clear evidence that consuming garlic can…

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