Why colorful foods boost immunity
|Why colorful foods boost immunity||Darrell Miller||03/05/19|
March 05, 2019 04:33 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Why colorful foods boost immunity
Flu season is already here, and rectifying your routine food intake to a diet that includes more immunity boosting foods is a great way to make your system less vulnerable. Seeking out foods that represent a variety of colors is a good place to start. For instance, foods that are red, yellow, or orange tend to be high in levels of vitamin C. Maintaining sufficient vitamin C levels is key in keeping your body nourished with antioxidants and phytonutrients.
- During this flu season, many will find it comforting that food can provide the needed boost to their immune system that they need.
- No one food on its own can cure any disease or prevent one from being infected by disease, yet eating healthy food is beneficial.
- The Western diet which consists of processed meats, fast foods, and junk foods overtaxes the immune system and does not provide us with the needed nutrients.
"Yet many colorful foods also can provide benefits for your immune system and gut health."
Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/05/health/immune-system-diet-food-as-fuel-explainer/index.html