Try fighting the seasonal flu with food this year. Here’s a look at some foods that are rich in antioxidants, which help fortify the immune system:

  • fresh fruits, especially berries, red grapes, prunes and pomegranates
  • dark-green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, and colorful veggies, such as broccoli, carrots and red or green peppers
  • fresh virgin olive oil
  • spices, including sage, marjoram, rosemary and thyme
  • healthy nuts, such as almonds, pecans and peanuts
  • red and kidney beans
  • whole-grain bread,
    cereal and pasta
  • green and black tea