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11 Foods that Boost Your Immune System

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Your immune system is your body’s first defense against virus and illnesses, so it’s important to make sure that it’s strong and in fighting condition. One of the best ways to do this is to eat plenty of essential nutrients and protein. A diet rich in colors from varied sources of fruits and vegetables is a great way to start, according to Roger E. Adams, PhD, a nutritionist and dietitian from Katy, Texas. “Fruits and veggies provide plenty of antioxidants, water, fiber, and other nutrients to help you get off to a promising start,” he says. “It’s important to have balance, however, since no single food, nutrient, substance, or activity will boost this system alone.” Here are some of the best foods to pile on your plate to keep your immune system in tip-top shape.

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Original Article Source Credits:   The Healthy , https://www.thehealthy.com/

Article Written By:  Jen Babakhan

Original Article Posted on:  Jan. 04, 2021

Link to Original Article:  https://www.thehealthy.com/immune-system/immune-boosting-foods/