Learn the Reality of Adding Immune-Boosting Foods to a Diet

By Trista
Learn the Reality of Adding Immune-Boosting Foods to a Diet

Due to the current crisis, many people have been trying to build up their immune systems by eating immune-boosting foods. By eating healthier foods that strengthen the immune system, people will be better protected against any pathogens, especially the nasty one that is sending people to the hospital and causing them to end up on ventilators.

Eating healthy is one of the best things you can do for your immune system and your overall health. However, some myths have been floating around, especially as of late, that you need to be aware of. Keep reading to learn more about the myths and the real facts of immune-boosting foods.

Superfood is a marketing term used to describe foods with health benefits. Shutterstock

Myth: Eating Superfoods Will Cure Anything

Americans love superfoods. Remember back in the early 2000s, when everyone was raving about acai? Acai was the magical superfood that was supposed to provide extra energy, fight free radicals, and do everything else that we want a magic bullet to do.

There have been plenty of superfood fads since then. One of the most recent ones is charcoal, which is now being added to all kinds of beauty products and food supplements. Then there’s turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, and the list goes on. But the fact is that no “one” superfood will fix anything.