Fight Your Cold with These Superfoods

Fight your cold with nutritious foods via Cacao and Kale!

Cacao and Kale

It’s week four of my Nutrition, Health and Lifestyles class, and I am excited to learn more about superfoods. Superfoods are functional foods that serve a purpose- reduce risk of disease, heart disease, cancer, obesity, and slow down the aging process. Who wouldn’t want these awesome benefits from foods?

I’ve been fighting a cold over the past week and it finally won on Sunday. Now, I’m eating nutritious foods so I can feel better.

When the weekend came to an end, I couldn’t wait to get home and make a spinach and berry protein smoothie. It seems to always make me feel 1000% better!

Fruit & veggie smoothie

Spinach, blueberries and bananas are superfoods that can help fight colds and build the immune system. When it comes to nutrient content, the darker the greens the better. So, when you’re defending yourself from cold and flu season choose spinach and kale over iceberg lettuce. Blueberries are antioxidant…

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