11/12/2014 04:28 GMT | Updated 02/01/2015 04:59 GMT

Fed Up Of Being Ill? Top 10 Foods For Boosting Your Immune System This Winter

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In January, the coldest, baddest, longest month of them all, our immune systems could do with a boost to help us avoid joining the office cough chorus.

What we eat can be a huge factor in assisting our immune systems.

Dr Frank Lipman says: “A strong immune system relies heavily on having a healthy, well-functioning gut – as 70% of your immune system is in the gut — and probiotics help keep your gut engine humming.”


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Dr Mayur Joshi, medical advisor for the Human Health Care division at Probiotics International Ltd, has put together the tips below to help you eat your way to better immunity this winter.

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