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Foods to boost your immune system

With cold and flu season approaching, this is the perfect time to focus on healthy eating to help boost your immune system and keep your body strong. Food alone may not be able to prevent the common cold or flu, but it can potentially decrease its duration and frequency. It takes more than any one particular food, nutrient or supplement, but rather, a consistent and varied combination of foods high in antioxidants and compounds that enhance our immune function. Adequate rest and sleep, physical activity, hydration and not eating too much or too little are also key factors in a healthy immune system.
Suzanne Farrell from Cherry Creek Nutrition explains.