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These Popular Immunity Supplements Don't Work, Say Experts

The COVID-19 pandemic gave most of us a vested interest in boosting our immunity . For nearly two years, social media has been rife with advice about folk remedies. Unfortunately, most of them are a waste of money and time. "There are a lot of products that tout immune boosting properties, but I don't think any of these have been medically proven to work," Dr. Krystina Woods, hospital epidemiologist and medical director of infection prevention at Mount Sinai West, told The New York Times . Here are five "immunity boosters" that don't actually work, experts say. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID . 1 Zinc Zinc helps the immune system to function. As such, it's an ingredient in many supplements that claim to boost the immune system, and it's heavily touted on its own. Trouble is, most of us get all the zinc we need from food, and the ev