Knowing how to keep your body healthy and protected against unwanted viruses is now more important than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic has made building a healthy immune system a priority in our lives. The pandemic is still ongoing, with no end in the foreseeable future, and the country is already moving into the fall cold and flu season.
You may be thinking more about ways to protect yourself and loved ones from these viruses. Continue reading “Protect & Boost Your Immune System With These 5 Lifestyle Practices & 10 Nutrients”
According to health officials, this season will be one of the worst for flu and colds on record. When tracking the flu, experts look toward the east and if that is any indication of what North America is in for, we are in for a nasty winter.
Australia, Hong Kong, and other areas in the Southern Hemisphere have grappled with one of their worst flu seasons on record. This year the predominant strain, H3N2, is the strain that many health experts say may cause the biggest problems. It’s the same virus that wreaked havoc 3 years ago when the vaccine was a mismatch. Continue reading “Cold and Flu Season Predicted to Be Worst in Years”
A study published in Advances in Therapy has demonstrated that garlic won’t just keep vampires away, but it can also help keep you from catching the common cold.
Participants were either given a placebo or an allicin-containing garlic supplement. Allicin is the ingredient in garlic that gives it its antibacterial properties and according to this research, it may have some antiviral properties as well.
During the 90-day study, 24 colds were recorded in the group given garlic and 65 in the placebo group. The placebo group also took a longer time to recover from their colds compared to the garlic group. Continue reading “Study Reveals How to Help Prevent an Attack by the Common Cold Virus”