Apart from its usual benefits, Vitamin C is also believed to helpful in fighting influenza.I do not quite understand how.I have learned that it is said to stimulate anti-bodies that help our body fight influenza.But I would definitely suggest speaking to your doctor before getting stare on anything. Also, would like to hear from you in case you know anything about this.
Keeping your immune system healthy is the one and only way to combat a viral infections like the flu.
If affected one should eat diet rich in, the wonder food of all, antioxidant vitamins and minerals. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids -- water!
Vitamin D is one of the most important and overlooked nutrients for fighting and preventing colds and flu. A research study showed that 2000 IU's of Vitamin D per day virtually eliminates colds and flu.
Several researchers now believe that the flu is actually CAUSED by low Vitamin D levels in the blood and that's why the flu ONLY comes around during the winter!