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Is there a type of diet should an adult with a significant upper respiratory infection be on?

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Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: No

There is no specific diet for a urti (upper respiratory tract infection), but eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals will help your immune system combat the virus or bacteria causing the infection.
Vitamin supplements such as vitamin c and zinc have been shown to help boost the immune system. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids!

In brief: No

There is no specific diet for a urti (upper respiratory tract infection), but eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals will help your immune system combat the virus or bacteria causing the infection.
Vitamin supplements such as vitamin c and zinc have been shown to help boost the immune system. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids!
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