• Dr Meltzer

3 Foods to Avoid to Prevent the Cold & Flu


In the first part of our series on the Cold & Flu, we discussed the big picture on what causes the Cold & Flu and how you can prevent them. In today’s video, we’re going to take a look at some specific strategies you can use to prevent the Cold & Flu, particularly as it applies to your nutrition.


Have you ever considered whether there is a relationship between the food you eat and your risk for coming down with the common cold, the seasonal flu, or an upper respiratory infection? How about your ability to recover from the cold and flu? Are there certain foods that make it more difficult for your body to get back to a state of balance, health, and wellbeing?


In this 3-minute clinic we outline the 3 foods to avoid—particularly around the change of the seasons—that can compromise your immune system and upper respiratory system and put you at increased risk for the cold and flu.


For additional strategies, check out our video on 3 Foods to Eat to Prevent the Cold & Flu!