To fight a cold ....
Zinc works better than vitamin C to put the brakes on a cold.
Yes, Vitamin C boost the immunity, but studies show zinc shortens a cold by a day and a half.
Just start taking Zinc supplements or comsuning Zinc enriched foods within 48 hours of the first tickle in your throat.
Oysters and Wheat Germ are foods that have the highest percentage of Zinc.
Check out these recipe to help shorten your cold .
Spinach Parmesan Oysters
Thai Vegetable Curry with Wheat Germ
Chocolate Truffle Pie with Wheat Germ Crust
Lobster and Crab are also high in Zinc.
Zinc is an essential mineral required by the body for maintaining a sense of smell, keeping a healthy immune system, building proteins,
triggering enzymes, and creating DNA. Zinc also helps the cells in your body communicate by functioning as a neurotransmitter. The body does not store Zinc.