The  12 Best  Foods To  Eat When You're Sick

Choosing the appropriate foods helps speed your healing when you're sick. Eating certain meals can improve your immune system, give nutrients, and relieve symptoms. Twelve of the best sick-food cuisines.


1. Chicken Soup

For real, chicken soup can help with health problems. This is not just an old wives' tale. It keeps you hydrated and gives your defence system the nutrients it needs.

2. Broth-Based Soups

Any soup with broth will do if you don't like chicken soup. The broth's warmth and moisture can help ease a sore throat and clear up stuffy noses.

3. Garlic

Since garlic is known to kill germs, it can help fight off illnesses. You can eat it raw, in soups or stir-fries, or add it to anything else.

4. Ginger

Ginger is another natural way to treat congestion and feeling sick. You can grate it into warm water and add honey or use it in tea or soup.

5. Honey

Honey is a natural sweetener that can also kill germs and make you feel better. It can be added to tea or a drink made with warm water and lemon to calm you down.

6. Citrus Fruits

Citrus foods, such as oranges, lemons, and grapefruits, are high in vitamin C and can help your immune system fight off sickness faster.

7. Bananas

Bananas are a great food to eat when you're feeling sick or having stomach problems because they are easy to digest and full of important nutrients like potassium.

8. Oatmeal

Overnight oats are soothing and easy to stomach. They also give you energy and fibre, which keeps you full.

9. Yogurt

Yoghurt has probiotics that are good for your gut health and your defence system. Stick to plain yoghurt when you're sick to avoid extra sugar.

10. Herbal Teas

Drinking plant teas like chamomile, peppermint, or Echinacea can help with stuffy nose, sore throat, and feeling sick.

11. Toast or Crackers

Even though toast or crackers are boring, they can help settle an upset stomach and give you energy through a gentle source of carbs.

12. Salmon

Salmon is full of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help lower swelling and boost the immune system. It's also simple to stomach and a good source of protein.

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