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Power Foods That Will Boost Immunity
As the seasons change so our little ones are more susceptible to getting sick. There are certain types of healthy foods, according to Webmd.com, that will help boost immunity, we’ve listed these along with some great snack ideas to make them a little more exciting for your kids.
Yogurt contains helpful germs called probiotics. You may already know that these critters live in your gut and can improve the way your body uses food. But they’re also important in helping your body fight sickness. One study found that kids who had a yogurt drink had a 19% lower risk of colds, ear infections, and strep throat.
Walnuts have healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for you in lots of ways. Experts believe that omega-3s help your body fight illness. One small study found omega-3s cut the number of respiratory infections in kids. Walnuts are easy to sprinkle into a snack mix or on cereal.
Great recipes that are bound to get the kids excited.
Fruits and Veggies
To help your immune system, aim for ones that are high in vitamin C, like citrus fruits, strawberries, bell peppers, broccoli, and sweet potatoes
Lean meats have protein, which is important for keeping up strength. Second, lean meats also contain zinc, which seems to help white blood cells fight off infections.