Wendy Lord Freelance Health Writer & Dietitian

Blog: The Dietician's Plate

What To Eat To Give Your Immune System A Boost

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We are exposed to pathogens, bacteria, viruses and fungi, on a daily basis. The human body is well adapted to recognize these microorganisms and neutralize them. We become ill for a short period of time and then we recover and go back to normal.

It is nice to know that we have a built-in health protecting system. But if the last year and half has taught us anything, it is that sometimes this system fails. What can we do to give our bodies a fighting chance against new devastating diseases? Does what we eat make a difference?