It takes more than an apple a day to keep your family doctor away. It takes more than washing your hands and using hand sanitizer, too.

As it turns out, it’s the addition of so-called “superfoods” – or healing foods – to your diet that will strengthen your immune system and help you to fight ailments like the flu.

Scientists have long recognized the possible link between malnourishment and sickness. For instance, a group of investigators once found that mice diets deficient in protein reduce the numbers of T cells and macrophages, as well as immunoglobulin A (IgA) antibody, which all contribute to immune system defenses.

Scientists have also discovered that deficiencies of zinc, selenium, iron, copper, folic acid, and vitamins A, B6, C and E alter immune system responses in animals. And although the effect of similar deficiencies on the human immune system haven’t been fully shown, recent findings by the Harvard Medical School, the University of Nebraska, the University of Vienna and the California-based Scripps Research Institute seem promising.
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