November 2010 Issue

Foods that Fuel the Immune System

Foods that power up your immune defense are a hot marketing tool. From food products like breakfast cereals and dietary supplements that claim to "support immunity" to magazine articles that recommend top "immune superfoods," it seems like the idea of eating to boost immune function is everywhere. Perhaps itís a good thing, as infectious diseases are the leading cause of morbidity in the world. And as cold and flu season approaches, itís tempting to buy into the hope of eating your way to a stronger immune system. But is there truth behind the hype?

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