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How can I boost my immune system during cold and flu season?

Eating a healthy diet is important. In general, stick to fresh fruits, vegetables and vitamin C-filled foods like oranges and other citrusy fruits. It’s also important to stay hydrated. Hot soups and teas are great as well, just be careful with teas containing caffeine because they may cause dehydration.

Dr. Susan S. Blum, MD
Preventive Medicine Specialist

A healthy immune system is critical to fighting off unwanted viruses. Find out how to defend yourself during cold and flu season in this video with preventive and functional medicine specialist Dr. Susan Blum.

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