Feeding your Immune System

The immune system supplies us with a comprehensive anatomical barrier that works as a defense mechanism to hosts.  The gastrointestinal tract is one of these barriers, using many defense mechanisms including gut flora (microbiota).  The best way to benefit your immuse system is to plan meals that will fight off infection.  For example, vitamin c-rich foods absorb free radicals; whereas heavily processed foods and sugar promote infection and do not support the microbiome.

Here are 6 super foods that help boost the immune system:

Dr. Maceo Powell Dr. Maceo Powell is a native of Sarasota, Florida. He offers personalized specialized chiropractic care to help patients regain their health, be active and live life.

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