Foods Rich in Zinc- (to fight off that cold. )


The mineral zinc helps in digestion and in regulating metabolism. It also assists in the development of new cells and DNA and in sustaining your immune system. New studies show that taking zinc can help lessen the duration of a cold. You can increase the zinc in your diet by including the following foods:

  • Beef
  • Brown and white rice
  • Baked beans, Burgers
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Oysters
  • Pork, Lamb
  • Crabcakes

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