*Sniffles* 10 flu-fighting foods to add to the shopping trolley STAT

We can already hear it; the snot-sniffing in the office, the ‘Jaysus! I’m frozen!’ as we close windows and doors in the hopes of keeping the heat in.

Yes, the evenings are getting darker, the days are getting colder and flu season is well and truly upon us.

But we don’t have to live in fear of the day we’ll wake up with a runny nose and a throat like sandpaper, no there are things we can do to prevent it.

While they might not guarantee a flu-free winter, these ten things can help boost your immune system which will make it harder for the pesky thing to start.

1. Garlic

2. Sweet potato

3. Turmeric

4. Dark leafy greens

5. Onions

6. Berries

7. Beef

8. Green tea

9. Pinto beans 

10. Chicken soup