5 Simple Tips To Boost Your Immune System At Home...
1. Eat well:
Eat lots of different coloured fruits and vegetables and make sure you are getting enough of these essentials:
Vitamin D assists in the function of your immune system as such a deficiency in Vitamin D has been shown to increase the risk of respiratory tract infections.
***Pro Tip: Consider a Vitamin D supplement with K2, as this improves the efficiency of your dose.***
Vitamin C helps the immune system generate hydrogen peroxide which can kill of viruses.
Zinc has been demonstraited to inhibit viral replication.
2. Stay Hydrated:
Staying hydrated helps your body excrete and flush out toxins and other bacteria that may cause illness.
3. Aim For A Good Nights Rest:
While sleeping your immune system releases proteins called 'Cytokines' which are heavily involved when fighting an infection. Allow yourself 8-9 hours of sleep every night.
4. Exercise Often:
Exercise has been shown to boost blood flow which circulates white blood cells through the body. White blood cells are the cells of the immune system that protects the body against disease. Physical activity also assists in the circulation of your lymphatic system.
5. Don't Forget To Wash Your Hands:
Make sure you wash your hands after being in public places, especially before touching your face. Hand washing should be carried out for at least 20 seconds with warm soapy water.
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