Five Foods To Keep on Hand in Case You Get Sick

To give your immune system a boost this cold and flu season, the dieticians and medical experts at EatThis.com recommend stocking up on these foods:

Colorful fruits and vegetables – they’re rich in antioxidants that fight free radicals looking to compromise your immune system.

Vitamin C- another antioxidant, look for it in oranges and tomatoes, their juices, red bell peppers, strawberries and spinach.

Lean beef – the zinc in it helps maintain a strong immune system.

Greek yogurt – its live cultures help protect your gut

Green tea – filled with polyphenols which help the body respond to cold and flu.