Eat these foods when you have a cold
Fighting a nasty cold? You may have already stocked up on chicken noodle soup but there are plenty of other foods you should be reaching for to battle that cough, and have you feeling better in no time.
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Popeye had the right idea, according to doctors at Harvard Medical School. They suggest eating foods with lots of vitamin A -- such as spinach, carrots, and sweet potatoes -- to maintain a strong immune system.
Milk does a body good, and helps to combat your cold, according to a study by Massachusetts General Hospital. Researchers found that people with low levels of Vitamin D reported having colds more often.
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Doctors at NYU say garlic has been found to prevent colds when eaten regularly thanks to immune boosting properties. If you can't see yourself reaching for cloves of garlic, reach for a handful of blueberries.
Cornell University researchers say blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit. And all those antioxidants help beat your cold symptoms, so you can breathe easy again!
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