They are rich in vitamin B (niacin and thiamin), selenium, and antioxidants that help keep the immune system strong. Maitake and shiitake in particular have shown to have an antiviral effect and shows increased production of cells that fight infections.
Tip: I love mushrooms in my egg omelette in the morning or sautéed on top of my burger.
||Sike, it's a myth! Alcohol Beverages does not help boost your immune system or fight any infections in your body. In fact, it will probably make it worse from dehydration. However, an occasional and moderate consumption of alcohol has been linked to lower your chances of catching a cold. And yes I said occasional and moderate, and no one bottle is not the same as 1 glass...smh!
Mom was right! The old classic chicken soup helps with the common cold. The warm liquid is not only soothing but hydrating, helps loosen mucus and eases sore throats!
A study conducted at the University of Nebraska Medical Center found something more: The broth, vegetables and chicken in a soup tested in a lab all showed anti-inflammatory properties.
with a peel are full of vitamin C! These antioxidants help by fighting cell damaging free radicals and boost the immune system so it's good to include on a regular basis. A natural chemical found in citrus fruit peels, limonene, could play a potential role in the treatment of bronchitis and help a severe cold.
One quick way to include oranges is by whisking together fresh orange juice and a generous pinch of grated orange peel (zest) with olive oil and a squirt of lemon juice for a citrusy vinaigrette for a salad!
||Ginger has been recommended to cold-sufferers for thousands of years in Japan, China and in Ayurvedic medicine. Ginger tea is thought to be helpful at the beginning of a cold with no fever, and it may also help with nausea. Plus, having a warm cup of fresh ginger tea with honey and lemon juice can be a soothing way to loosen mucus. So whether you want a warm beef and broccoli stir fry or some ginger snap holiday cookies make sure to incorporate them in your diet!|