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Garlic fights the common cold Thanks to…natural antibiotics The science: A typical adult will contract an average of two to four colds every year, according to the NHS. But an adult who loads up their dishes with garlic at every opportunity will likely find themselves afflicted less frequently. “Garlic boasts powerful anti-bacteria, anti-yeast and anti-virus properties,” …

There are good reasons for eating seasonal food and here’s an excellent example. December is a good time for cabbage. Cabbage is part of the brassica family, which also includes cauliflower, broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts and watercress. They are a liver-friendly bunch that aid detoxication, ideal for the festive season. Packed with vitamin C and …

With all the seasonal illnesses passing around let’s take a look at how we can strengthen the body’s immune system using natural ingredients found in most kitchens. 1. Garlic and onions – Garlic is a pungent superfood. The active components are allion and allicin, which have potent antiviral effects. Garlic is most effective in its …