Cold and flu season is here and we want to help you get ahead of the crud. Chicken noodle soup, warm drinks and garlic are all great go-to's to help you feel better. Here are some surprising foods that will help you fight off the flu:

Yogurt

Full of "good bacteria" and probiotics to keep your gut healthy. They say if you grab a bowl of yogurt it can help shorten your sickness by two whole days.

Eggs

Whether you like them scrambled, poached, hard boiled or over easy, eggs contain high amounts of zinc which is also found in cold medicine.  Be sure to have some for breakfast within the first 24 hours to help snuff out your sickness.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower is high in glutathione, an antioxidant that gives your immune system some extra oomph to shut down flu symptoms.

Fennel

With high levels of Vitamin C, Fennel can help boost T-cell production and help banish bacteria.

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts fulfill half of your recommended Vitamin C for the day.

Turmeric

Tumeric is known as a wonder herb because of it's anti-inflammatory properties and helps fight infections.