Colds or Flu
Featured in the December 2009 handbook.
What you can eat to support your immune system.
Foods such as: Carrots, mushrooms, leeks, garlic, onions, tangerines, pears, ginger, elderberries, walnuts and good old fashioned chicken soup.
Up intake of spices during this time of year too, as many possess antimicrobial properties
Shikimic Acid, extracted from Star Anise is a key ingredient of the anti flu drug Tamiflu. So use more of this over the next few months along with herbs such as Thyme and Oregano.