Flu season is upon us and many of us can fall victim to the habits that make us vulnerable to flu-causing bacteria. When it comes down to staying healthy, prevention through food and lifestyle habits are key. Keep these 5 tips in mind to keep your system protected during this fall and winter!
|Don't let this happen to you...|
1. Hit Happy Hour
|Just drink in moderation.|
Good News: Moderate alcohol consumption has been shown to have the opposite effect – Thanks to those antioxidants that are beneficial to your immunity.
2. Forget About Sleep
|Lack of sleep will ruin it!|
Poor sleep -> stress and cravings -> poor diet -> hampered immune system
|This'll make you sick!|
Good news: In small amounts, raw honey is a great option as it is antiviral, anti-fungal, anti- bacterial properties which out immune system loves.
4. Forget About ‘Me’ Time
|Find time for yourself. Not like this!|
Translation: Stress lowers your ability to fight disease.
5. Put in Double Time at The Gym
|Be aware of your physical limits.|
Source: Food Matters
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