What should you eat when sick? [Infographic] Foods that help you fight bugs faster (and avoid catching them at all).

What should you eat when sick? [Infographic]
Foods that help you fight bugs faster (and avoid catching them at all).

By John Berardi, Ph.D.

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We’ve already walked you through how to handle your gym routine when you’re sick. For today: How to play your diet when you’re feeling lousy.

You might not realize it, but what happens in your digestive tract plays a huge role in how well you’re able to fight off germs. And what you eat — even, at times, whether you eat — can have a direct impact on how quickly you recover from a cold or flu and whether you catch the bug in the first place.

Here are some tips for boosting your immunity and feeling better fast.

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Take care of yourself, and your gut takes care of you.

Want to take these tips everywhere? Click here for a fully printable version of this infographic.

Love what you learned? For a complete explanation of this infographic, check out our accompanying article: What to eat when sick: Should you feed a cold? Or starve a fever?

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