GLENDALE, AZ - The current numbers from the Arizona Department of Health Services show flu season is in full swing.
In the past week five cases have been laboratory confirmed. A total of 19 flu cases have been confirmed for the season thus far and the department says that is just a fraction of the true number of cases since many do not go to the doctor when they are sick.
Experts at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center say getting a flu shot and washing your hands often are the best ways to prevent the illness, but many choose not to get a flu shot.
Registered Dietitian Dominica Dieffenbach says adding these five foods to your diet can help you boost your immunity, naturally.
Yogurt with active cultures
Red bell peppers
She also says adding white veggies like mushrooms and garlic can boost your white blood cell count, which will also help your fight the flu.
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