Flu is a common disease. It is also known as Influenza and caused by influenza viruses. The influenza virus is very active in infecting lungs, throat, and nose.
This virus spread by the people who are affected by this virus. When infected people, sneeze, talk or cough, they through droplets (containing virus) out in the air that can get into other people when they breathe.
While flu our appetite to eat is reduced and it’s okay to eat less. But you need to eat the right foods in a good quantity to provide you with nutrients and energy to combat the virus and recover as soon as possible.
In this article, we’ll discuss about foods that you should eat while infected by influenza. We’ll also discuss about some foods that you should avoid.
4 Foods to Eat:
You can eat these foods, they will keep your body warm, provide extra amount of energy and nutrients to combat influenza.
For garlic and leafy greens, there is no need to take supplements. Eat raw garlic and leafy greens are also beneficial. If you want to take supplements it’s your choice.
At the first signs of influenza, start eating garlic because it enhances the immune system.
4 Foods to Avoid:
- Caffeinated beverages
- Processed foods
- Jagged foods
Consuming these foods is not even good in routine. While influenza consuming these foods will cause dehydration and lowers your immune system.