*cough cough* Cold and flu season is here! Most of us turn to flu shots and vitamin C to stave off these yucky germs, but did you know that some foods might also help you keep sickness at bay? Check out this article from Cooking Light magazine that highlights some of the foods you can eat to boost your immune system. Also take a look at the list of cookbooks below that contain recipes for some of these germ-fighting foods available at your library!
Staying adequately hydrated is very important in the fight against cold and flu germs. Smoothies are a great way to get plenty of water along with vitamins and nutrients from fruits and vegetables, too!