Boost your immunity in the kitchen with these 6 foods

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Boost Your Immunity in the Kitchen with These Foods

Eating the right foods can help protect you from the winter sniffles!

1. Just one cup of cooked spinach offers 377% of your daily Vitamin A recommendation. Vitamin A helps your skin repel bacteria and viruses.

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2. Mushrooms are rich in selenium, and studies have shown people who are low on selenium are more likely to catch a severe flu.

3. Skip the probiotics and eat yogurt instead. The University of Vienna found 7 ounces of yogurt per day (less than one cup!) is just as effective as popping probiotic pills.

4. A warm cup of green tea is not only comforting on a cold day, it's also an antioxidant powerhouse, giving you the immunity boost you need!

5. Citrus fruits are a go-to for vitamin C. While most people take vitamin C after they've caught a cold, eating citrus before getting sick keeps the immune system in shape.

6. Shellfish can help boost the body's virus-fighting white blood cells. Try some clam chowder or oysters on the half shell!

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Boost your immunity in the kitchen with these 6 foods

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Almond Butter

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Pistachios

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Hard Boiled Eggs

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Walnuts

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Apricots

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Cottage cheese

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Turkey jerky

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Kale Chips

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Bananas

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Strawberries

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Edamame

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Grapes

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Pumpkin seeds

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Dark chocolate

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