Consuming berries every day helps you boost your immune system. Due to the sheer amount of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and flavonoids such as anthocyanin that they contain, berries can bolster your body’s natural defenses against diseases and infections (via Medical News Today). In 2016, Study published in the journal Advances in Nutrition, researchers found that people who ate flavonoid-rich foods like blueberries were less like to get upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) than those who did not.
Did you know that the gut makes up a large percentage of your immune system? A 2018 PaperNutrition Reviews published evidence that berries have health benefits for the digestive system. “can serve as a strong adjuvant to established treatments or therapies for a variety of gastrointestinal and immune-related illnesses.”
Elderberries have been known for their healing properties. They are rich in antioxidants and vitamins that can boost your immune system. WebMD.