Fuel Up to Fight the Flu or Cold!
This is fiction. Though eating may be the last thing on your mind when you’re under the weather, forgoing food may not be your best bet for a speedy healing process, Dr. Jose says.
Whether it’s the cold or flu, “your immune system needs nutrients and energy to do its job, so eating and getting enough fluids is essential,” Dr. Pate says. Hydration is key for recovery. So if you can’t choke down solids, try sipping on water, tea and broth.