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Superfoods That Fight Colds

Trying to avoid colds and flu? From oysters to sweet potatoes, these foods can help.
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Skinless turkey breast

Lean proteins, such as turkey breast with the skin removed, are high on Ansel's list of flu fighters. "We think we need protein to build muscle, and we do—but actually, we need it to build antibodies and fight infection in the body, as well," she says.

Chicken, turkey, and pork are all good sources of protein, but you can also get plenty from meatless sources such as beans, nuts, and dairy.

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