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HEALTHY FOODS THAT SUPPORT YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Healthy Foods That Support Your Immune System

By Chris Rosenbloom//RD, PhD

 

We know that exercise is good for a healthy immune system, but what about nutrition? Let’s dispel a few myths and provide a list of healthy foods that support your immune system.

Note I said foods that “support” your immune system. Despite what you might hear from others on social media, you cannot “boost” your immune system. It is after all, a system comprised of many parts to keep you well. From your skin (the largest immune system organ in the body), to the mucous membranes in the nose and mouth, to the stomach acid produced in your gut, to antibodies and white blood cells, they all work as a system to help repel bacteria and viruses.

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