There are foods that you can eat that fight and prevent bacterial
infections. You cannot avoid germs
all the time but eating right can help. Eating the right food can help
and fight off germs. A number
of food such as apples, tea, onions and kale contain flavonoids.
Doctors and research has shown that
green tea contains flavonoids that help fight off cold and flu. One of
the most powerful flanonoids
is found in onions and kale it is called quercetin. It has been shown
that it blocks the flu virus.
It is not known yet how much you need in your daily intake but eating
these foods will help prevent
Garlic is great to eat when you have an infection. Research has show
that garlic cloves in tea or
food can stop infections. Research has shown that garlic can block a
fungus that is responsible for
meningitis and can wipe out the fungus that causes yeast infections.
You can use a garlic press to
press fresh garlic for tea and other foods.
You need to eat the correct food to help your immune system fight off
bacterial infections. Foods rich in vitamin A and vitamin C lead the
way in making your immune system stay strong. These two vitamins
provide a powerful attack against germs.
Vitamin A found in carrots, kale, spinach
keep you membranes soft and moist in the nose and throat to fight off
infections. In research studies people that ate more food that
contained these vitamins got better much faster then a group that did
Zinc of all the minerals is the most important for your immune system.
If you have too little Zinc
it can lead to a drop in infection fighting white blood cells. This
can lead to you getting more cold
and flu. It was shown in a research study that people that got their
daily amount of zinc had far
less infections then people that were low on zinc. There are many
fresh foods that contain zinc
including king crab legs, steak, lentils and also in vitamins.
Eating the right foods helps you stay strong and fight off bacterial
infections. Eating the wrong
foods high in fat puts your immune in stress and makes it harder to
fight off germs. Research has
shown the if you cut down on fat the system increases your germ
fighting and fends off infections.
You should strive to keep your fat intake to twenty five percent a
day. You need to eat less
processed foods such as fast food, boxes and frozen dinners. Eating
less red meat switching to low
fat milk and low fat yogurt is a great way to start eating less fat.
You need to eat more fresh
fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads and cereals