Having a cold is awful, especially when there are things we have to get done. Here are ten foods that will help you stay on your feet and keep well:

1. Garlic

Garlic strengthens the immune system and helps to fight infections. Chewing or simply cutting up a clove of garlic releases a biological competent which kills germs.

2. Red Bell Pepper

These peppers contain more vitamin C than even citrus fruits.

3. Broccoli

A source of vitamins A, C and E which strengthen the immune system.

4. Rose Hips

These contain vitamin C, as well as anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

5. Cranberry

Vitamins A, B, C and K and anti-inflammitories are all present in cranberry.

6. Honey

Helps eliminate toxins and strengthens our resistance to infections.

7. Carrots

A great source of vitamin C.

8. Yogurt and Kefir

Increases the microflora and strengthens the immune system.

9. Water

Water keeps us alive and regulates our metabolism, helping to fight infection.

10. Saltwater Fish and Seafood

A lot of seafoods contain zinc which is useful for fighting the first symptoms of cold.

10 Best Cold Fighters | Rianovosti

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