This has been a rough winter for wellness and immunity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been reporting some troubling statistics about this year’s flu season. And the information doesn’t always provide a clear strategy for what you can do to protect yourself. Even if you’ve survived this flu season so far without getting sick, we are not out of the weeds yet. And taking steps to provide your body with optimal nutrition can only help. Here are some commonly known winter foods that boost your immune system. And they’re in season right now! So head on out to the Farmers Market and take this list along with you.
5 Winter Foods that Boost Your Immune System
1) Dark Leafy Greens
Eating a variety of dark leafy greens is not only a good idea for their nutrient density-per-calorie in general, but getting a good dose of greens and spinach in particular will provide your body with a big dose of antioxidants from vitamin C, and folate. Folate helps your body make new cells and repair DNA. In Read More