Strengthening your immune system is the best way to stay healthy. It will fight the common cold and prevent an array of ailments, even cancer and heart disease. It will take determination and effort, but the lasting benefits are well worth it.
Follow these tips and repower
Improve your diet by cutting back on red meats and whole-fat dairy products. They can harm immune cells.
To lower fat, eat protein-rich skinless chicken, fish and beans instead of red meat.
Cook with olive and canola oil instead of butter and vegetable oil
More fruits and vegetables, most are fat-free and loaded with vitamins a, c, and other nutrients that fight disease.
A multi-vitamin and mineral supplement ensures the daily intake of immune-boosting nutrients
Exercise every day keeps the doctor away. Just half an hour of aerobic activity, like swimming, walking and bicycling will help boost immunity.
Controlling stress and improving emotional health are proven immunity protectors. Keeping a notebook handy, and writing down your feelings over emotional events for a few minutes each day helps identify toxic, stressful events.