07 Foods That Boost the Immune System

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Most people turn straight to vitamin C after they’ve caught a cold. That’s because it helps build up your immune system

1. Citrus fruits

If you think citrus fruits have the most vitamin C of any fruit or vegetable, think again. Ounce for ounce, red bell peppers

Red bell peppers

Broccoli is supercharged with vitamins and minerals. Packed with vitamins A, C, and E, as well as fiber and many other antioxidants,

Broccoli

Garlic is found in almost every cuisine in the world. It adds a little zing to food and it’s a must-have for your health.

Garlic

Ginger is another ingredient many turn to after getting sick. Ginger may help decrease inflammation,

Ginger

Spinach made our list not just because it’s rich in vitamin C — it’s also packed with numerous antioxidants and beta carotene

Spinach

Look for yogurts that have the phrase “live and active cultures” printed on the label, like Greek yogurt. 

Yogurt