Get a health hit with our superfood shopping guide
The lining of your nose is your first defence against airborne bugs. Keep it healthy with a dose of vitamin A from this betacarotene-rich root sweet potato.
Boost your immune system's killer cells. These selenium-rich nuts enhance your white blood cells' ability to quash viruses.
Make friends with your gut by eating bacteria-loaded yogurt. The more friendly bacteria living in your system, the less room for the harmful sort.
The ultimate infection-fighting fruit, kiwi are packed with vitamin C, which increases the levels of interferon, an antibody that protects cells against viruses.
Too little shut-eye makes you three times more likely to catch a cold. Snacking on tryptophan-rich oat cakes before bed will help you sleep.
Feeling down? A low-mood can reduce immunity. Pineapple is packed with an amino acid needs to make the happy hormone serotonin.
Rich in omega-3s that help your white blood cells seek and destroy bacteria, and strengthen your body's main organ of defence - your skin.
Garlic keeps viruses and bacteria at bay. It's rich in sulphur-containing compounds that stimulate infection-fighting cells.
Chickpeas are high in the essential amino acid lysine, which is vital after a gym session as it helps tissue repair as well as producing antibodies.
Posted: 03/09/2010 at 18:38
I made the scotch pancakes from Zests' healthy receipes and they were gorgeous. I used Rasberries instead of cherries which was nice but next time will try half apple half rasberries for a sweeter taste!
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