Immune Support Do’s
More Sleep; Fewer Carbs Our bodies seek alignment with nature and the changing seasons; do your best to reduce carbs and get 9-9 1/2 hours sleep in the winter by going to bed earlier (hey…a bit less Netflix)
Organic bone broths not only improve your immune defenses, but also help you get healthy again fast when you do pick up a cold or flu. Add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and a pinch of cayenne for optimal benefits.
Wash Your Hands often with hot water and regular soap (including after handling a menu). I don’t recommend anti-bacterial soap which contributes to the growth of superbugs.
Immune Support Don’ts
Don’t Touch your face in public (and wash hands often)
Minimize sugar, processed grains, vegetable oils and anything in a box. Drinking one soda lowers immune function by 50% for up to 4 hours. Try 50/50 honey and apple cider vinegar to curb cravings.
Don’t stay stuck in negative thoughts and fear. It’s been shown to lower immune response and most of what we are afraid of never happens and robs us of the present moment. Practice gratitude instead.