It may be the organ you thought you didn't need, but Dr. Oz reveals why the spleen is vital to your immunity.
Tips to keep your spleen healthy:
- If you have pain in your upper left quadrant (where the spleen is located) have it checked out.
- Wear a seat belt to prevent splenic injuries during car accidents.
- Eat dark chocolate. The flavonoids boost the immune system and help the spleen respond to infections in your body.
- Include foods rich in vitamin B6, like potatoes to keep your spleen and immune system healthy.
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