By Bonnie Presti, Nutritional Educator at Laser Skin & Wellness
Cold and flu season is coming; viruses, bacteria, fungus, parasites and even candida (a type of fungus) can make us sick. Often, people have multiple infections at once causing flu like symptoms. But, with the right combination of supplements, in most cases, you can knock out, or radically lesson the severity of an infection. If an illness is caught early enough, even people who eat a lousy diet can treat it with the right supplements before they feel really sick. Here’s how to properly prepare your immune system to be as strong as possible:
Eat a healthy diet filled with lots of raw, fresh, organic produce, full of enzymes and vitamins.
Avoid processed foods, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, or GMO foods. Don’t eat any food with artificial colors, flavorings, or preservatives or MSG.
Take a really good whole food multivitamin with lots of easily assimilated vitamin C.
Take a separate vitamin D supplement.
If your throat gets itchy at all, your breath smells stale, or your sinuses feel overly sensitive, sip on apple cider vinegar all day.
Drink plenty of fluids. Stevia sweetened cranberry lemonade with cayenne will help detoxify and flush the system, while making the body extremely inhospitable to infection (cayenne, cranberry, and lemonade are all very good at fighting off sickness).
If there is any sign of a cold or infection coming on, stay away from anything sweet, even fruit (besides stevia, green apples, berries, and watermelon). To schedule a complimentary consultation with Bonnie Presti at Laser Skin & Wellness, please call 561-641-9490 today.