It’s cold & flu season….

It’s the start of cold & flu season so getting your share of vitamin C can help fight off those germs. Our bodies can’t make or store vitamin C, which is why it’s important to get some through your daily diet. This powerful antioxidant helps block free radical damage, protects & keeps our cells healthy, aids in wound healing, assists with iron absorption, and helps the immune system combat the common cold.

 

Sources of Vitamin C:

citrus fruits

strawberries

pineapple

papaya

guava

cantaloupe

kiwi

mango

kale & spinach

broccoli

Brussel sprouts

red, green, & yellow peppers

 

Vitamin C Smoothie:

Whip this up for a boost of vitamin C (& a little tropical escape)

1 cup coconut milk

1 cup frozen tropical fruit (pineapple, papaya, mango)

1 medium banana

dash of vanilla extract

drizzle of honey

1 teaspoon chia seeds

Blend & enjoy!

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