Sunday, December 1, 2013

Fit to Fight Flu this season

Fit to Fight Flu Season
It’s time to prepare for winter health foes. According to the Center for Disease Control, drug makers expect to produce nearly 140 million doses of vaccine for the 2013 – 2014 flu season.  The National Council on Aging is encouraging older adults to get flu shots considering the high incidence of flu-related deaths in people 65-plus. 
For all ages, it’s always important to do what you can to stay healthy. At the top of your list should be boosting your body’s immune system with natural flu-fighting foods:
contains beta carotene to ward of respiratory infections 

rich in zinc

rich in vitamin E.     

 Green, black & oolong tea contain antioxidant & amino acid.

rich in vitamin C 

Mushrooms  increase the body’s resistance to viral infections selenium.

Yogurt  & cottage cheese contain beneficial bacteria.
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food " ~ Hippocrates

Yours in Health, Dr. Velonda
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