Mom told you to drink orange juice to battle a cold, but did you know that one large naval orange packs almost 100 milligrams of vitamin C?
The “little green trees” are powerful allergy fighters for a few reasons. First, broccoli is high in vitamin C. Second, as a cruciferous plant, broccoli helps clear out sinuses passages and mucus.
Nuts are not only a health-smart snack, a handful is also packed with magnesium, which soothes asthma, and vitamin E, which boosts immunity and eases inflammation.
Kale is a powerful allergy alley because it’s high in carotenoid pigments, which prevent allergy symptoms like wheezing and congestion.
Onions contain quercetin, a natural antihistamine that suppresses allergy symptoms.
I bet you didn’t know that eating tomatoes come spring can strengthen your respiratory prowess and resistance to sinus swelling?
8. Fatty Fish
Fatty fillets of salmon, tuna, and mackerel are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which act as a natural anti-inflammatory to boost your immune system.
Medical studies link parsley with lowering the secretions of allergy-causing histamines.
10. Red Grapes
Red grapes, or rather their skin, is a rich source of antioxidants and resveratrol—both which happen to have anti-inflammatory properties.
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