Food and Flu

Cold hands holding a bowl of soup

The holidays have come to a end and it is back to work for most of us mortals! In order to avoid falling ill, it is important to keep our immune systems strong during the return to our routines. However, no matter how many vitamin Cs we take, it is very unlikely that we will completely avoid catching at least one flu or cold during the coming year.

For many of us appetite becomes non-existent when we are ill and even more so when we have a fever. It is of the utmost importance, however, to remember that medical professionals concur that the body actually needs more calories than usual to function properly and fight off sickness during the flu. In order to kick your flu to the curb as fast as possible, stick to a fixed eating schedule (at least 3 meals a day) and keep your calorie intake as regular as possible. There are several foods that we should avoid entirely during the flu as they can Read more