10 Ways to Win the War on Colds and the Flu

Boosting your immune system is the first step to preventing and getting over the virus

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If you haven’t already, you’re bound to come across someone who has suffered or is suffering from a cold or the flu. The virus is usually spread from person to person through a cough or sneeze, however, there are other ways to contract the virus. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to prevent it.

Boosting your immune system is the first step to preventing and getting over the virus. This means living a healthy lifestyle, taking your vitamins, maintaining a healthy pH balance, and detoxing regularly. Foods that are high in vitamins and antioxidants, such as ginger, citrus fruits, blueberries, coconut oil, and turmeric, may be strong enough to fight off infections.

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Along with eating the right foods, it’s important to sanitize — both yourself and the things you touch frequently throughout the day. Bacteria accumulates on surprising objects like phones, doorknobs, light switches, etc. You should always have antibacterial wipes on hand to disinfect these objects; also make sure that you are frequently washing your hands to avoid infection.

 

10 Ways to Win the War on Colds and the Flu

 

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