Breakfast Boosters: 14 Foods to Fight Off a Cold

Looking for another way to strengthen your immunity during cold and flu season? Ward off germs by adding these healthy ingredients to your breakfast. (15 Photos)

Lia Wiedemann on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:05AM

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Breakfast Boosters: 14 Foods to Fight Off a Cold

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Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are packed with vitamins, amino acids and minerals, including zinc. Zinc helps the immune system by acting as an antioxidant and minimizing damage to cell membranes from free radicals, explains Hertz. Pumpkin seeds are delicious alone or sprinkled in yogurt, oatmeal or cereal. For a sweet and spicy breakfast on the go, try this energy mix.

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