Is the cold weather, colds, or flu season slowing you down? It may not be just an “old wives’ tale” that a warm bowl of vegetable soup, chili, or homemade chicken noodle soup may help you feel better. All of these hot food items contain plenty of ingredients packed with good nutrition. Green beans, corn, carrots, tomatoes, peas, and potatoes are all enriched with vitamins and minerals that help build the immune system.
Green Beans: Vitamin C, Fiber
Corn: Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C
Carrots: Vitamin A, Vitamin C
Tomatoes: Lycopene, Zea-Xanthin, Vitamin A, Lutein, Vitamin C, Potassium, B-Complex Vitamins
Peas: Vitamin K, Manganese, B-Complex Vitamins, Phosphorous, Folate, Niacin, Iron, Potassium