It's Flu Season! Eat These 12 Foods to Strengthen Your Immune System

It's that time of year again—and no, we're not talking about the season of pumpkin spice and peppermint flavorings. We're talking about flu season. Even if you’re armed with copious amounts of hand sanitizer and Emergen-C, there's still a chance you’ll fall victim to these nasty viruses. So we talked to Torey Jones Armul, MS, RDN, CSSD, and Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE, both spokespeople for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, to find out 12 immunity-boosting foods that can help cut down on the amount of time we're under the weather. (Because who wants to spend their sick days actually, you know, feeling sick?)

Keep reading to see 12 foods that can help you get over the flu.