Boost Your Immune System with Berries!

Cal Giant | October 30, 2014

The sniffles around the office are becoming louder and multiplying by the day—that means there’s no better time to prep for winter’s not-so-pleasant surprises! To help combat this, we’ve compiled our favorite three recipes that not only taste good, but boost your immune system and help keep those sniffles at bay.

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Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, which help fight off the common cold and flu. To increase your daily dose of blueberries, toss them into a yogurt parfait, mix into a salad, or slurp a few spoonfuls of this cold Blueberry Spiced Soup with ginger, cinnamon and honey. Between the fruity blueberry flavor and smooth honey and cinnamon, this creamy soup would sooth any sore throat!

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Did you know one cup of blackberries contains 50% of your daily recommended dose of Vitamin C? That’s a lot of vitamins in such a small berry! Add more blackberries into your diet with a Blackberry Granola Parfait. The dark skin of the berry indicates its high concentration of antioxidants, while the sprinkle of cinnamon helps fight off pathogens that cause illness.

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Strawberries contain key antioxidant vitamins like Vitamin C to help you stay healthy during cold and flu season. Try a vibrant Berry Breakfast Smoothie to start your day! Did I mention it tastes just as good as it looks?

Who would have thought keeping the sniffles away could be so delicious?

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