How do you fight a cold? Prevention is always better than cure. Here is a list of ten foods that will help you stay on your feet and keep you well. Check it out:

1. Garlic

Garlic strengthens the immune system and helps to fight infections. It releases a biological competent which kills germs.

2. Red Bell Pepper

These peppers contain more vitamin C than even citrus fruits.

3. Broccoli

A source of vitamins A, C and E which strengthen the immune system.

4. Rose Hips

These contain vitamin C, and anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

5. Cranberry

Vitamins A, B, C and K and anti-inflammitories are all present in cranberry.

6. Honey

Helps eliminate toxins and strengthens our resistance to infections. Which explains the hot honey lemon tea your mom makes you.

7. Carrots

A great source of vitamin C.

8. Yogurt and Kefir

Increases the microflora and strengthens the immune system.

9. Water

Water regulates our metabolism, helping to fight infection.

10. Saltwater Fish and Seafood

A lot of seafoods contain zinc which is useful for fighting the first symptoms of cold.