You didn’t think you would get through the list without reading about chocolate, did you? While you might not be a dark chocolate lover, you might want to acquire the taste because it can help boost your immune system. Dark chocolate is filled with theobromine, which is an antioxidant that has been proven to alleviate coughing and eases symptoms of the common cold.
The journal Frontiers in Pharmacology published a study that explained the benefits of dark chocolate concerning your health. The study proved that not only is theobromine good to ease coughing, but it also helps you manage upper respiratory symptoms from bronchitis.