Monday, April 21, 2014

Foods That Help Against Common Cold

Foods That Help Against Common Cold

Garlic has been shown to reduce the chances of catching a cold , and can help patients to recover faster from cold. It is most effective when eaten raw , but you can buy capsules of aged garlic extract instead. Garlic can also boost your mood, repairing your body after exercise, and enhance sexual performance .

Fatty fish like salmon , mackerel and tuna - high in omega 3 help fight colds and flu. Research shows that taking fish oil supplements for a period of 3 months reduces the inflammation that causes colds and reduces symptoms of anxiety that weaken the immune system.
Fatty fish

Citrus fruits like oranges , grapefruits , lemons and limes provide lots of vitamin C. It has been shown to reduce the duration of a cold for about a day when vitamin C is consumed at the first sign of the disease. Vitamin C has also been found to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Citrus fruits

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