Chicken, turkey, duck, and geese; these are the common poultry animals available for consumption. These foods carry a tonne of immunity-boosting benefits thanks to the anti-inflammatory effects found in their protein and broth. You have to make soups with them for an improved immunity-boosting effect.
Normally when the body is affected by respiratory tract infections, the respiratory tract becomes inflamed and the nose becomes stuffy due to an immune response in the tissues affected. A study by the American Journal of Therapeutics showed that a compound known as carnosine works with the immune system to fight infection while inhibiting inflammation. It, therefore, helps to fight and relieve the flu.