Healthy Eating

Top 5 Immune Supporting Foods According to a Dietitian

There’s a simple strategy to strengthen your immune system – add immune supporting foods to every meal!  Keep your immune system running properly by including a wide variety of nutrients like Vitamin A, C, E, and Zinc. Be sure to add these five immune supporting foods to your next grocery list!

5 Foods to Munch on for Your Immune System

Almonds

Immune Supporting Nutrients: Vitamin E and Zinc.

Dietitian Tip: Roast almonds with a little bit of olive oil and your favorite spices for a tasty snack!

Berries

Immune Supporting Nutrients: Packed with vitamin C and other antioxidants.

Dietitian Tip: Buy fresh or frozen berries and enjoy in your next yogurt parfait, smoothie, or salad.

Broccoli

Immune Supporting Nutrients: Vitamins A, C and E.

Dietitian Tip: Make broccoli taste good by tossing your broccoli florets in 1-2 tbsp of pesto and roasting in the oven.

Eggs

Immune Supporting Nutrients: Most immune enhancing nutrients are found in the yolk such as, vitamins A, D and minerals zinc and selenium.

Dietitian Tip: Scramble your eggs with some extra veggies or take some hard boiled eggs for a protein rich snack.

Sweet Potatoes

Immune Supporting Nutrients: Contains vitamins A and C.

Dietitian Tip: Try the recipe below, which includes broccoli, eggs, and sweet potatoes all in one, immune supporting meal!

Broccoli sweet potato frittata recipe: get your Broccoli, eggs, and sweet potatoes all in one, immune supporting meal!

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