Many people love the winter, but no one is looking forward to the cold and flu season, especially during a pandemic, and especially during the latest surge of COVID-19. Health experts say that the best way to protect yourself from the flu (and COVID-19) is getting vaccinated.
Aside from getting the flu shot, however, there are several natural ways to reduce the risk of getting sick — by strengthening the immune system, thus helping the body’s natural defense against disease and infections.
Physical exercise and eating a healthy diet is crucial to strengthening the immune system. But when spending hours planning a balanced meal is not an option, people may opt out for individual in-season foods that have copious amounts of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants — these are 29 superfoods that will boost your immune system.