Cold Got You Down?
During colder seasons, nasty flu bugs become active. Sad to say, catching a cold or the flu during the holidays is common. Other viruses such as notavirus (the stomach flu) and rotavirus are active during winter too. It can be very inconvenient when you have a lot of Christmas shopping to do and parties to attend. The cold virus spreads faster in the colder. Aside from the fact that people are subject to more crowding, it also reproduces faster at lower temperatures. Most probably, everyone is busy shopping at a crowded mall, and exposed to something that is totally unhygienic i.e. using the same doorknobs, banisters and surfaces after wiping their noses or sneezing.
Keep the sneezes at bay and avoid viruses by following these tips:
- Wash your hands frequently.
You have probably heard this advice countless times from your doctor. Practice frequent hand-washing and proper hygiene. To keep the germs away, wash your hands with soap and water or you could also use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
It is extremely important to wash up especially after using the restroom or being in crowded areas because chances are some of those people are sick without even knowing it. It is also advisable to wash your hands before preparing food, and eating the scrumptious food at a party.
- Eat healthy meals and avoid foods that compromise your immune system.
Samer Blackmon, M.D., an internal medicine specialist at Piedmont, discourages consuming carbonated drinks, processed and high in sugar foods, and alcoholic beverages in excess because it has been proven endanger your health and eventually leads to more infections
A robust immunity is achieved through a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals, When your immune system is weak, you are more prone to get sick. including many. If you eat a great quantity of foods high in sugar during Christmas parties, you are reducing your body’s ability to fight diseases.
Include fruits and vegetables in your diet because it keeps your immunity high. Eating a well-rounded diet will give your body the vitamins and minerals it needs to fight off illness.
- Keep exercising.
No matter how busy you get this holiday season, try to squeeze in an hour or less of exercise . The benefits of exercise are not all in your head. In fact, exercise increases your body’s virus-fighting cells. Cardiovascular exercise also helps regulate cortisol and it would mean that you will be less prone to stressors that can lead to certain illnesses. Don’t stay in bed during cold season because a jog around the block can do wonders for your body. It will strengthen your heart and thus, toughens your immune system.
At the end of the day, whether it’s the winter season or not, what you put in your mouth is important because it serves as a strong foundation to a healthy immune system. Strengthen your body by exercising, eating and sleeping right, and taking plant-based vitamins and minerals like Revivify’s MultiRevive. It contains the necessary vitamins you need on a daily basis like vitamin C, D and K. MultiRevive also has a huge amount of B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B7, B9, B12) . When we are more likely to eating less fruits and vegetable, it is necessary to take a daily multivitamin that will help you ward off diseases.
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