Still, the best way to get your vitamins is by eating a healthy diet. Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., and Distinguished Professor of Nutrition at the Pennsylvania State University’s College of Health and Human Development tells the American Heart Association, “Nutritionists recommend food first because foods provide a variety of vitamins and minerals and also dietary factors that are not found in a vitamin or mineral supplement.”

If you’re starting to feel a tickle in your throat here are 10 of the best foods to eat when sick. Put them on your grocery list stat!