Reduce Your Risk of Cold and Flu by Eating Healthy

Can your diet really reduce your risk of catching a cold or influenza? Nutrition expert Lisa Hark PhD, RD, director of the Nutrition Education and Prevention Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, certainly thinks so.

According to Dr. Hark, food and healthy lifestyle choices boost your immune system, and that can prevent you from coming down with colds and flu. The key is not waiting until you get sick to make these changes; you need to revamp your diet and lifestyle before the cold and flu bugs get to you.

  • Rely on Real Food, Not Vitamins
  • Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
  • Keep Up Your Healthy Diet.

What else can you do?

  • Wash Your Hands
  • Get Enough Rest
  • Get Your Flu Shots
  • Get Your Exercise.

For more information, please view this article on this subject Foods that May Prevent Colds and Flu by About Health.

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