The power of elderberries. Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a wonderful, deep-acting immune tonic, used throughout history as a preventative and remedy for colds and flu. The berries are rich in nutrients and powerful antioxidants, are anti-viral, modulate the immune response, and have an anti-inflammatory effect. Source: The Vegan Nutritionist
Michael Greger, M.D., author of How Not to Die and found of NutritionFacts.org, has mushrooms on his list of foods you should eat daily, aptly called the Daily Dozen. Read more at The Beet to find out about 8 health benefits of mushrooms, like boosting immunity and helping to fight cancer.