6 Foods That Fight the Flu

Work these whole foods into your diet to avoid getting sick this season.

6 Foods That Fight the Flu

This has been a huge year for the flu. Because there are so many different types going around, it's important to keep your body strong and your immune system running effectively, beyond just getting your normal flu shot. Try these six foods to help prevent infections and allow you to recover more quickly from illness.

Watch: Flu Kit Essentials


Ginger

Ginger

Ginger breaks down the accumulation of toxins to then decrease your risk of any type of infection. Ingesting it in the form of ginger tea when you have a cold will soothe your throat and help ease your symptoms, because its detoxifying agents are especially effective in the lungs and sinuses – all while helping you ward off worse illnesses, like the flu.

More:9 Benefits of Ginger

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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