Fight the Flu with Veggies

Posted on by Paula Gallagher

A study in the journal Cell has found that eating broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage can boost the immune system and help you fight off everyday bacteria and viruses. Lab mice who skipped their veggies for 3 weeks suffered an 80% drop in the total number of protective immune cells. So, along with these tips, adding a serving or two of veggies to your daily diet may be a good idea for the whole family.