10 Best Foods to Fight the Flu
Go to battle against colds and the flu by arming yourself with a supply of immune-boosting foods. By: Ashley Johnson Kappel
Packed with virus-fighting agents (such as gingerol, which has been studied as a cough suppressant), ginger is a prize-fighter in the battle against colds and flu viruses. It's lauded for opening nasal passages, clearing congestion, and even soothing nausea. When you find yourself saddled with a head cold, take our prescription for Ginger-Garlic Shrimp. It's ready to eat in 15 minutes (approximately 5 tissues), and comes loaded with pungent garlic and ginger–the perfect solution to the thick "I can't daste anything" problem.