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Do Probiotics Help Response to Flu Shots?

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Jul 26th, 2017

Probiotic Foods

Fiesta Broccoli Dip

Fiesta Broccoli Dip: Main Image

Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 5 min.
Total: 25 min.
Kath Younger
A chunky dip full of broccoli and bell peppers. Make sure to use cilantro—it's the key ingredient!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups steamed broccoli
  • 1 slice avocado (use more if you have it)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 dash hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn, thawed

Directions

  • Combine the broccoli, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, hot sauce, and salt in a food processor.
  • Add some Greek yogurt.
  • Pulse in the bell peppers and corn. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 123
  Calories from Fat 32 (26%)
(6%)Total Fat 4g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(1%)Cholesterol 4mg
(12%)Sodium 289mg
(16%)Potassium 558mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
(27%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(14%)Protein 7g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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2 Responses to Do Probiotics Help Response to Flu Shots?

  1. Donna 11/08/2017 at 3:47 pm

    If you take probiotics on a regular basis, not just a few days before a flu shot, than you won’t NEED a shot!

  2. Virginia 14/08/2017 at 1:03 pm

    I agree ! BUT lay off the junk foods and too many sweets. Do things in moderation.

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