The one drink you need to fight cold and flu

PACKS A PUNCH: Knock out cold and flu symptoms with this simple and healthy juice.
PACKS A PUNCH: Knock out cold and flu symptoms with this simple and healthy juice.

If you've woken up with the sniffles or are trying to arm yourself against the cold and flu, it's a good idea to give your body the nutrients it needs to build up a strong defence.

Apple, ginger and carrot are just three ingredients that you really can't get enough of this season.

The vitamin C in apples work as natural antioxidants, the body warming effect of ginger and its anti-viral properties will work to build up a strong immunity, and the carrots, which are rich in beta-carotene (and covert to vitamin A), will also help to strengthen the immune system.

Juice them together, and you've got yourself a punchy cold and flu fighter - pow, pow.

APPLE, CARROT AND GINGER JUICE

1 apple
4 carrots
1/4 cup ginger

Juice all ingredients into a tall glass and enjoy immediately.

- PopSugar