Winter Prep...

As winter is amongst us, it is undeniably colder so our immune systems capacity to fight off bugs is lowered. But is it necessary to go to the doctors for antibiotics for a cold or flu? NO. Natural Medicines can not only help fight these infections but also boost your body's immune system to reduce your risk of getting sick. So, what natural tips do you suggest? 

In order to build a strong, resilient immune system with the help of herbs and nutrients;

1. Zinc: Assists your immune system in functioning optimally, and helps to reduce the severity and duration of a cold or fly. 

2. Andrographis: This heroic herb can reduce the duration of cold symptoms thanks to its immune-stimulating actions. 

So, what else can I do to help fight of this cold and flu season? To help your immune system a it is time to incorporate some healthy habits into your lifestyle. Eat your veggies and fruit, eliminate sugars, refined carbohydrates, dairy and wheat as they can all be inflammatory foods that can suppress the immune system. Secondly, reduce stress as stress steals energy and nutrients from your immune system! Thirdly, exercise regularly it can reduce the frequency of contracting a cold by up to 46%. Lastly, SLEEP! Get your sleep as it restores energy and allow your immune system to regain its strength and resilience. 

Let this be the season of change.