Updated 27 June 2013

Flu fighting foods

Boost your immune system with the foods you eat.


As flu season approaches boost your immune system with the foods you eat.

Take action:
Make sure the following foods form part of your diet this winter: foods rich in vitamin C, like oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and guavas; foods rich in beta-carotene, like pumpkin, sweet potato and butternut; fatty fish, which are rich in the omega-3 fatty acids; good sources of zinc, like fish, oysters, meat, poultry and eggs; foods that contain fermentation organisms, like yoghurt 




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