How To Prevent A Flu: Improve Immune System





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Published on Dec 2, 2012

http://www.antiagingbydesign.com/how-.... How To Improve Immune System. Here's some tips for a healthier immune system, including lifestyle choices that you can implement today. Getting healthier is a decision you need to make and commit to stick with it.

The average U.S. adult has 2 to 4 colds a year and the average child has 6 to 10 a year. These colds are caused by 200 different viruses. With all these colds and viruses going around how are we supposed to keep our families, as well as ourselves, safe and healthy? To help prevent colds and disease we all need to have a healthy immune system. Unfortunately, there are many factors that weaken our immune systems every day.

• Stress -- Both physical and emotional stress can weaken your immune system.
• Exposure to toxins -- Chemical, radiation, and smoke exposure damage the immune system.
• Poor diet -- A lack of vitamins and minerals can weaken you immune system. Eating a lot of sugar and chemicals can also weaken it.
• Lack of sleep -- When your body doesn't get the rest it needs it doesn't get time to rebuild and recharge.
• Aging -- As you get older your body's ability to fight diseases gets weaker.
• Sugar and alcohol - An excess of sugar or alcohol can reduce your white blood cells' ability to kill germs.

All these factors can weaken and damage our immune system. However, what can we do to strengthen it again? Are there ways to repair and strengthen it? Well, in addition to trying to negate the things that weaken our system, here are some other things you can do to help.

• Avoid excessive sugar -- Try to limit your sugar and alcohol intake.
• Good Diet -- Eat a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, low fat protein
• Water/Hydration -- Drink plenty of water. Water can help get various toxins and waste out of your body.
• Exercise regularly -- Moderate regular exercise helps with blood flow. This helps your body's process of expelling wastes from your body.
• Reduce toxic exposure -- Always try to stay any from harmful chemicals and don't smoke.
• Adequate rest -- Adults need around 8 hours a day (a minimum of 7) and kids need 10 hours a day.
• Good hygiene -- Always have good hygiene. Wash your hands before you eat and keep your hands away from you face. Be especially cautious when coming in contact with sick people.
• Nutritional supplements for the immune system -- Health supplements can greatly help your immune system. They can be especially useful in giving your immune system an extra boost when the flu or a cold is going around.

By keeping these things in mind, you and your family's immune systems will be strong and healthy. It will help your family prevent colds and other contagious diseases. It will also help your family stay healthy and happy.

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