Super Foods To Boost Your Immune System

1. A daily carrot

One carrot provides enough beta carotene for the body to convert into 1,480 milligrams of vitamin A.

A daily carrot

The best method to consume carrots is cooked because heat softens the cell walls, allowing more beta carotene to be absorbed.

2. Pile on the peppers

Both red and green peppers contain twice as much vitamin C as citrus.

Pile on the peppers

Vitamin C is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system, particularly during and after intense physical activity.

3. Chomp on kale

In addition to containing more vitamin C than citrus fruits, kale is an excellent source of vitamin A.

Chomp on kale

For optimal flavor and health benefits, cook with garlic.

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