Gooseberries have 20 times more vitamin C than lemon juice, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine they are made into a dietary supplement called chyawanprash, a cooked mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry, sesame oil, berries, herbs and spices. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Gooseberries have 20 times more vitamin C than lemon juice, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine they are made into a dietary supplement called chyawanprash, a cooked mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry, sesame oil, berries, herbs and spices. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Gooseberries have 20 times more vitamin C than lemon juice, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine they are made into a dietary supplement called chyawanprash, a cooked mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry, sesame oil, berries, herbs and spices. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Five immune system superfoods used in Ayurveda, Indian traditional medicine, and how to consume them

  • Superfoods rich in antioxidants can boost our immune systems to better cure infections and prevent disease. Many have been eaten for thousands of years
  • From a fruit to a leaf to a juice to sprouts, these plant-based superfoods do the trick. There’s even a form of broccoli the broccoli-haters will like

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Gooseberries have 20 times more vitamin C than lemon juice, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine they are made into a dietary supplement called chyawanprash, a cooked mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry, sesame oil, berries, herbs and spices. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Gooseberries have 20 times more vitamin C than lemon juice, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine they are made into a dietary supplement called chyawanprash, a cooked mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry, sesame oil, berries, herbs and spices. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Gooseberries have 20 times more vitamin C than lemon juice, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine they are made into a dietary supplement called chyawanprash, a cooked mixture of sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry, sesame oil, berries, herbs and spices. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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