20 immune boosting foods that can protect your teeth

Your immune system doesn’t necessarily keep your mouth healthier, but nutrient-rich foods can ensure both your overall and dental health don’t suffer. 

There are always mineral supplements and multivitamins to help fill in the gaps, but the best way to make sure your immune system has a fighting chance is to incorporate the right foods into your daily diet.

1. Broccoli

Broccoli is filled with vitamins A, C and E.

Spinach is also rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants.

2. Spinach

Oily fish like salmon, mackerel and sardines contain docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).

3. Oily Fish

4. Oysters

Shellfish like oysters are packed with zinc.

5. Elderberries

Both the fruit and the flowers of this tree contain many antioxidants and vitamins essential for a healthy immune system.

6. Garlic

The compounds in garlic can enhance some white blood cells’ ability to fight viruses.

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