5 flu-fighting foods

Don't underestimate the power of food to help keep you healthy'researchers are finding more and more edible solutions to everyday ailments. Read on for five common foods that will help you fend off the flu this season

red onion

2. Onions

Like garlic, onions also contain the antimicrobial compounds allion and allicin. To get this superfood’s full flu-fighting action, Rade recommends consuming a serving of raw onions every few hours.

If that seems unpalatable, add extra servings to your meals, like in a French Onion Soup.

“Trying to put it into your food is much better, in my opinion, because then it’s part of your lifestyle,” says Rade.

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