No matter how hard you try, it can seem impossible to avoid catching your coworker's death-rattle cough. When you come down with the cold or flu, medicine isn't the only way to get back on your feet quick. Load up on these specific foods to soothe your symptoms and boost your immune system.
If all those commercials haven't taught you about the benefits of "good bacteria" yet, it's time to listen up. Yogurt is a great source of probiotics that keep your gut healthy, which in turn helps alleviate severe cold symptoms. Grab a bowl for breakfast to shorten your sickness by two whole days.