Hello everyone, It's that time of the year again where people are getting attacked by the FLU Monster. Every year we go to the doctor we get the flu shot thinking that the flu is going to dodge us this year, but once again we find ourselves in bed drinking tea trying to get over the flu. When we are stuck with the energy sucking flu the last thing we think about is our immune system, but the funny thing is that our immune system is actually what can make the difference between having the flu this year or not. Having a weak immune system will make you more vulnerable to getting the flu or attacked by other viruses. So the key is to make your immune system as strong as possible. In today's blog I am going to give you 5 things to implement into your daily diet that can keep you from getting hit with the flu this flu season.
So you may be asking yourself what is this immune system thing? Your immune system is a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to help defend the body from bacteria, viral infections and foreign invaders. When you have a weak immune system or its not working properly we can run more risk of developing infections and other health conditions.
1 Ginger- Try to include ginger in a green smoothie or have it in tea. Gingers warming effects can help break down toxin build up in your organs. It also helps cleanse our lymphatic system from toxins or bacteria build up giving our immune system a boost . It is also a great anti- inflammatory
2.Oregano- Oregano will give your immune system a great boost because of its antifungal, antiviral compounds helping your immune system fight off bacteria.
3. Probiotics- It is important to eat foods that are loaded with probitoics or take a daily probiotic supplement because its going to help you maintain a strong immune system. Probitocs are good bacteria that help digest nutrients and help give a boost to the detoxification of your colon.
4.Vitamin D- Have your daily dose of vitamin D it will help support a good immune system. People with vitamin D deficiency are more susceptible of having infection.
5.Omega 3- Taking your daily dose of this essential Fat will also help give your immune system a boost.
Make sure that you have these 5 simple and easily accessible things at home to help give your immune system a boost this flu season. These 5 tips will work even better paired with a healthy meal plan and workout routine. When every one around you is dying with the flu, your going to be at the gym make those gains.'')