These types of mushrooms are “loaded with antiviral compounds that support immune function and reduce inflammation”.
“An extract of the cultured shiitake mushroom mycelia, AHCC, has been shown to activate cellular immune function and help defend against various viral infections.”
Foods rich in vitamin C
“Vitamin C impacts the activity of T-lymphocytes, which recruit and co-ordinate the body’s disease-fighting cells, and phagocytes, which engulf and destroy pathogens,” details Bowman.
“Foods rich in Vitamin C include red bell peppers, spinach, broccoli, and citrus.”