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    How To Boost Your Immunity This Cold And Flu Season

    Boost Your Immunity This Cold And Flu Season

    Cold and flu season is here but it doesn’t have to slow you down. Here are 10 tips for boosting your immunity.

    1. Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night. Sleep is when your body heals and repairs so it must remain a top priority.
    2. Use your preferred nasal irrigation system at least 2 times a week, and anytime you are exposed to someone who is sick.
    3. Boost your antioxidants by eating more fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, nuts, and seeds. You can even make your own immunity boosting antioxidant beverage.
    4. Drink more water and unsweetened herbal tea to flush out the toxins you come in contact with.
    5. Intentionally eliminate toxins with deep breathing, steam, sauna, exercise, Epsom salt bath, or dry brushing.
    6. Minimize stress as much as you can, as stress decreases your immunity.
    7. Take a daily multivitamin to ensure you receive your essential nutrients. Better yet if you have a personal vitamin test completed to ensure your body gets the specific vitamins it requires.
    8. Bundle up when it is cold out, and don’t put looking cute ahead of your health.
    9. As soon as you feel the sniffles coming on, shift to a clean diet and get lots of rest.
    10. Once sick stay home until you are better so that you don’t get others sick.

    While there is no guarantee that you won’t get sick this winter you can reduce your likelihood and duration of downtime with the tips above.

  • Collagen Not Just For Beauty
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    Collagen—It’s Not Just For Beauty 

    Collagen is almost always related to beauty products and your skincare routine, but it can do so much more for your body than combat the signs of aging.   What Is Collagen?  Collagen is a naturally occurring protein, the…

  • Why You Still Need Sunscreen This Winter
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    Why You Still Need Sunscreen This Winter

    Just because the chilly season or downright freezing season is among us—doesn’t mean you can ditch your daily sunscreen. In fact, we need winter sunscreen now more than ever. Sun Rays Aren’t…

  • Narrative Medicine For Your Health

    Is Narrative Medicine The Future Of Healthcare?

    Research shows that the mind-body connection is real. If it weren’t the placebo effect wouldn’t be a clinical method of proving new pharmaceutical treatments. While something all physicians acknowledge to some…

  • Happiness And Your Health
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    Happiness And Your Health

    What if I told you that your level of happiness is directly related to your level of immunity, pain and inflammation, stress level, quality of your sleep, your weight and more?…

  • New Leafy Greens
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    3 Leafy Greens You Should Try

    If you find yourself bored with spinach and kale, or you aren’t a fan of either—then it’s time to give some other dark leafy greens a try. Arugula Arugula is a…

  • Foods That Keep You Hydrated
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    Foods That Help Keep You Hydrated

    Not only is it summer but there is a heat wave sweeping the nation. This means it’s even more important than usual to remain hydrated. While you must increase your fluid…