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Fight Colds this Season

December 3, 2008

Every winter it seems almost inevitable that we all get a common cold or flu, especially kids. But there are many ways to boost your immune system to protect yourself and your kids from the sniffles this season.

Check out this article for natural remedies to boost your immune system. Some quick tips include:

1. Avoid sugar and processed foods.

2. Opt for fresher foods with higher quality vitamins.

3. Get more sleep.

4. Wash hands frequently, but avoid antibacterial products.

Try out the idea that you don’t have to get sick this winter. By incorporating more whole foods, getting enough rest and practicing proper hygiene you can fight the airborne germs to ensure that you and your kids stay well.

About the author

Joshua Rosenthal is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He has worked in the nutrition field for more than 25 years, teaching at the school alongside health leaders including Andrew Weil, Deepak Chopra and Barry Sears. At Integrative Nutrition students are trained as Health Coaches, receiving the holistic nutrition education necessary for them go out into the world and help others improve their health and happiness.