We propose some simple and useful tips that will help you know how to strengthen the immune system and defenses in order to prevent diseases and improve your health.
Especially in the autumn and winter seasons, and as a result of both the diseases themselves, such as the flu, and because our immune system is weak, it is vital to strengthen it to prevent the flu. Or, where appropriate, confront it by reinforcing our body.
And it is that with the arrival of autumn, every year, there are thousands of people who get sick with the flu, constipation or colds, especially with the arrival of cold, low temperatures, and bad weather.
There are a series of basic recommendations that will help us strengthen our immune system. Of course, if you are interested in the subject, and especially in knowing how we can also strengthen our defenses, we recommend you go through the article Phototherapy and medicinal plants for autumn and winter.
How to strengthen the immune system:
Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables is vital during the colder seasons of the year, especially because in this way we ensure a good supply of vitamins, especially vitamin C. In these cases, for example, we can eat tangerines or a natural orange juice every morning, since natural juices are always more recommended than packaged ones.
Drink hot infusions (especially mullein or eucalyptus), tea itself (we recommend green tea or white tea), or even vegetable broths, so that they help our throat to recover and protect it.
In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, an equally positive option is to include onion and garlic in our diet, since they have an extremely important antiviral effect.
We can also take extracts of honey and proposes, which, as we already learned in our note on the properties of proposes, is ideal for the respiratory tract and for its anti-flu power.
Trace elements such as zinc or selenium help strengthen the defenses, while copper is very useful to combat throat infection. Precisely for this reason, we can ask an expert for help to recommend a dietary supplement that contains trace elements.
It is not advisable to abuse the heating, but it is advisable to ventilate the different rooms of our house well so that the air is renewed.