Fall is here, which signals the start of the H1N1 and regular flu season. But you can remain flu-free by boosting your immune system with the following foods, suggests HealthNews.

Yogurt—Contains probiotics to populate your tummy with good bacteria, which keeps diseases—flu included—away.

Garlic—Its pungent cloves fight bad bacteria and helps ward away infection.

Oats and Barley—These fiber-rich grains have both antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. They might also speed up the healing process and boost your immunity.

Chicken Soup—Studies show that the amino acids in this wonderful meal block inflamed immunity cells, which can accumulate in the trachea and cause cold and flu symptoms.

Sweet Potatoes—These root vegetables have beta-carotene, which your body converts to vitamin A and uses for overall wellness.  

Read RH’s “ Holiday Superfoods Feast” for delicious and healthy recipes.