Foods to make you feel better and to boost your immune system

Foods to make you feel better

7 Foods to make you feel better! We all get a little sick sometimes whether it’s the common cold or a case flu or even something a lot worse, The dreaded Man flu! I only ever seem to get this type of flu, I wonder why?

 

So here are 7 Foods to make you feel better, whether you’re battling the sniffles from the common cold or you’re fighting off a case of man flu. These foods will help you to get back onto your feet and feeling great again!

Citrus Fruit

Citrus fruit

Coming in at Number 7 of foods that make you feel better is the Citrus family. Oranges Limes and Lemons are really good for you! They contain lots of Vitamin C which is an immune system booster! try squeezing five or six oranges to make your self a delicious fresh pressed juice drink!

Garlic

Clove of garlic

It has been said that Garlic keeps vampires away, while I don’t know the is true or not I do eat a lot of garlic and I don’t see any Vampires around! Ok, I know the joke was lame! The immune boosting properties of garlic are not though! in Ancient time it was used for everything, tummy bugs, colds and infections. It will help you to not get sick in the first place and if you do it will help fight it away!

Broccoli

Broccoli

Th is super food contains twice as much Vitamin C as orange juice! It also contains lots of antioxidants to help prevent illness! Cooking Broccoli does take away some of the nutrients though. So try chopping it up and eating it raw with some crunchy coleslaw! Just be sure to wash it first!

Red Bell pepper

red bell pepper

Number 4 on the 7 foods to make you better list is Red bell peppers! Believe it or not, these contain more vitamin C than citrus fruits! All the colour of bell peppers have the nutrients but the red ones (which are the riper sweeter ones!) Contain the most Vitamin C. Peppers are an amazing addition in Mexican food. Recipes such as Fajitas, Enchiladas and Quesadillas are full of peppers! The spices in these recipes also help to clear a blocked nose!

Spinach

Spinach

Spinach is number 3 on the list of foods to make you feel better. Spinach is amazing! Not only is it full of nutrients that can boost your mood but they also help fight off illness! Spinach is full of Vitamin C which helps to ward off colds and Flu.

Chicken soup

They say Chicken Soup is food for the soul and with good reason! Chicken is full of protein which helps to boost your immune system and the warmth from the liquid helps soothe a sore throat! You can chop up all sorts of tasty veg as well! Try adding Spinach and red bell peppers or even kale which add even more vitamins to your soup!

Honey

honey food to make you feel better

This superfood is my number one superfood to make you feel better! This natural sweetener is full of anti-micro bacterial properties. 

It is awesome if you have a sore throat and has been noted to help support your immune system. Try using honey with a slice of ginger and a healthy squeeze of lemon juice for a really soothing drink!

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