Cold and Flu Home Remedy: Foods to Eat If you Have A Seasonal Flu

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Jul 29, 2020

The season is here when almost everyone falls prey to cough and cold. Apart from taking necessary precautions like staying indoors, maintaining cleanliness, food storage tips, and more, compromised immunity is enough to make one vulnerable to seasonal flu. Cough and cold happen mainly because of an infection. This video talks about how essential it is to know the relation between what you eat and cough-cold cure and prevention. Read below to understand the basic foods that you must eat if you are suffering from cold and cough:

  • Soup: The steam in the soup helps in getting rid of phlegm. Also, healthy soup helps soothe the inflammation in the body. Ginger, garlic, turmeric and other ingredients like poultry or vegetables can be added together for a healthy soup.
  • Vitamin C foods: Fruits and vegetables with Vitamin C are a must if you are suffering from cough and cold. These help in boosting the immunity, saving the body from infections. Add tomatoes, oranges, papaya, etc. in your diet for maximum benefits.
  • Chamomile Tea: This tea has antibacterial properties, which helps in good night sleep. One cup of this tea before going to bed could help you sleep better if you troubled due to cough and cold.
  • Banana: It is a misconception that one must not eat bananas during cough and cold. But, bananas are rich in potassium, which makes it a wonder fruit for those suffering from cough and cold.

Watch this video for more such foods, which will not only make you feel better but also give you the required energy to fight cough and cold in a much healthier way.

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