In the recent years we have been hearing a lot about all sorts of flu pandemics (out of control influenza virus, bird flu, avian flu, swine flu,.…) that have gotten the world worried. But does that mean YOU have to be worried? ABSOLUTELY NOT! As long as you understand some basics about your body, health and nutrition and as long as you turn this knowledge into practice, you have no reason to worry about getting ill, not even during the flu season.
Most people think of inflammation as the painful component of arthritis. However, inflammation can be an underlying cause of various chronic diseases such as allergies, heart disease and cancer.
We are still in the cold season and it seems that many people around us have been suffering from cold symptoms. Several individuals I know seem to hardly be able to get over one cold before they catch the next, it appears. Most adults come down with two to five colds a year. However, just because this is what “seems normal” does not mean it has to be that way. There are plenty of ways how to bullet-proof your body to avoid colds and other infections or at least minimize the impact and the duration of it.
Where all berries are valuable sources of minerals, vitamins, and other antioxidants, wild blueberries (of all berries) score the second highest ORAC value (6552). Blueberries as part of a balanced, complete diet of whole unprocessed foods are a wonderful source of antioxidants, macro and micro nutrients, that synergistically contribute to optimum cellular health, thus preventing cancer, promoting vasculatory health, intestinal health, supporting weight loss, eye health and overall health and well-being.
Mostly everyone of us will get a cold or influenza every now and then. The following natural remedies can soften the symptoms of the common cold and flu.