10 Best Things to Eat and Drink When You Have the Flu

Medically Reviewed by Carolin Schneider, MD

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Coming down with the flu is no fun — it can leave you exhausted and run down for weeks. There’s no one magic food that will make you feel better right away, but you can speed up the healing process by eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of fluids. Try these 10 foods and drinks to support your recovery from the flu.