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Fight off the flu with healthy eating

February 7, 2013 7:06:17 AM PST
Health officials recommend flu shots to avoid getting sick, but what you eat may help keep you healthy as well.

Nutritionists say a strong immune system can help fight off the flu bug.

Dietitians recommend protein rich foods such as seafood, eggs and lean meat.

Vitamin C, found in citrus fruits, triggers the production of immune-boosting antibodies.

Vitamin E, found in peanut butter and spinach, is an antioxidant that can help the immune system.

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