During the busy-ness of the holiday season, you want to stay healthy, I know how challenging that may be, especially now. But the best way to use nutrition to boost your immunity is to eat a balanced diet of fresh, whole foods. Sometimes it’s challenging to do so everyday, during the season when we are so busy with work, friends and family. The following are the nutrients that you should pay attention to (supplement when necessary) in order to help you keep your immune system healthy:
These foods are great addition to your diet during the cold & flu season, because they are high immunity-boosting nutrients, or anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties:
Using Herbs to Boost Immunity and Fight Infection
There are different ways that herbs can help boost the body’s immunity – by working directly with the immune system, by aiding the body to better deal with stress, and by helping the body fight infection.
You can boost your immunity with these herbs:
You can help your body fight infection with:
You can use adaptogens to help the body better deal with stress – which suppresses the immune system:
Make sure you are staying hydrated and that you are getting enough sleep, It is so important to your overall health. Let me know if you have any quesions!