Immune system boosting foods


By PW Nutritionist Grace Scott

At the moment you can’t blink without a new health headline hitting the newspapers. That’s why this week we’ve decided to focus on immunity and help you say shoo to the flu! Hint: For extra tips head over to our Instagram @proteinworld

1. Wash your hands thoroughly for at least 20 seconds.
2. Increase your intake of fruit
3. Increase your intake of vegetables
4. Get adequate sleep
5. Try to reduce stress

I mean we can’t help you wash your hands or sing you a lullaby to sleep better but we can give you some tip top recipes to incorporate more fruit and veg into your diet to increase your immunity whilst tasting delicious at the same time!

Orange and banana smoothie

Immune Boosting Smoothie:

With 3 of your five a day, 26 vitamins and minerals in the Slender Blend and ginger to aid digestion you’ll be sure to feel top form after one of these immune boosting smoothies!


• 2 scoops Banana Split flavour Slender Blend
• 2 clementines, peeled
• ½ ripe banana, sliced
• 1 piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
• ¼ cup Greek yoghurt
• 1 tsp lemon juice
• 1 tsp honey

Nutritional Info
• Calories 305kcal
• Protein 35g
• Carbohydrate 37g
• Fat 4g

Whack all ingredients in your blender and blitz! !

Strawberry and pineapple smoothie

Cold Busting Smoothie:

High in vitamin C known to help the common cold, this slender smoothie is beneficial and yummy!

• 3 scoops Strawberry Milkshake flavour Slender Blend

• 200ml almond milk
• ½ cup Greek yoghurt
• 1 cup frozen strawberries
• ½ orange, chopped
• ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks
• Handful of ice

Nutritional Info
• Calories 360kcal
• Protein 34g
• Carbohydrate 32g
• Fat 7g

Whack all ingredients in your blender and blitz!

If smoothies aren’t your thing, our Slender Blend shake is not just a protein hit; it contains 26 vitamins and minerals including zinc (reduces duration of a cold), vitamin B6 (wards of infections) and magnesium (keeps the flu at bay), available in 10 flavours and a vegan alternative, there’s a flavour for everyone!

On the go? Our PW multi-vitamins are a premium natural source of your daily vitamin needs packaged up into 2 easily absorbed capsules. Designed to ensure you are meeting your recommended daily allowance you won’t miss a single nutrient!