NOV 16, 2017 10:58 AM PST

Bacteria-Fighting Foods

WRITTEN BY: Sarah Hertrich

There are some foods that contain bacteria-fighting properties. For example, essential oils and extracts from plants are often used as "natural remedies" to help fight or prevent certain infections.

Check out this video, which lists the top 20 bacteria-killing foods. Including some of these foods in your regular diet may help to boost your immune system and prevent you from getting sick.

Source: The Science of Eating
About the Author
  • I am a postdoctoral researcher with interests in pre-harvest microbial food safety, nonthermal food processing technologies, zoonotic pathogens, and plant-microbe interactions. My current research projects involve the optimization of novel food processing technologies to reduce the number of foodborne pathogens on fresh produce. I am a food geek!
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