Most cold sufferers take vitamin C. Vitamin C stimulates the development of white blood cells, which are vital for fighting infections.
Bell peppers provide more vitamin C than oranges. Beta-carotene-rich. Skin and immunity benefit from vitamin C. Beta carotene helps eyes and skin.
Broccoli is nutrient-dense. Broccoli is packed with vitamins A, C, and E, fibre, and antioxidants.
Garlic is used widely. Healthy and tasty. Ancient cultures utilised it to heal. Poor data suggests garlic can reduce arterial hardening and blood pressure.
Many sick people use ginger. Ginger may reduce inflammation, helping sore throats and inflammatory disorders. Ginger can relieve nausea.
Spinach is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, which may boost the immune system's ability to fight infections.
"Live and active cultures" should be on Greek yoghurt labels. These cultures may boost immunity. Avoid sugary-flavored yoghurts. Fruit and honey sweeten plain yoghurt.
Vitamin E lags behind vitamin C in cold prevention. Immune-boosting antioxidant. Absorption of fat-soluble vitamins requires fat. Almonds include vitamin E and lipids.
Papaya contains vitamin C. A medium fruit has double the daily required vitamin C. Papayas include anti-inflammatory digestive enzyme papain.