To boost my immunity or fight a cold, I eat and drink specific things so my body has a chance to defend itself!
1. Orange Juice:
Immunity Booster: Adding High levels of vitamin c to my nutrition boosts the bodies ability to fight free radicals
Holistic Cold Remedy: Drink 32 ounces of Orange Juice daily
Immunity Booster: Digestive health is imperative to the bodies ability to fight disease. Adding additional Probiotic supports & aids in digestive health.
Holistic Cold Remedy: Drink 16 - 24 ounces of a non dairy probiotic daily
3. Nutrient Rich Juice:
Immunity Booster: Increasing fast digesting & easily useable nutrition feeds the body what it needs to properly function, defend illness & maintain good health.
Holistic Cold Remedy: Drink 16-24 oz of cold pressed juice. (Greens and Fruit based)
4. Spices & Herbs (Cold/Flu Herbal Tea):
Immunity Booster: add Echinacea, Holy Basil, Black Pepper, Turmeric, Ginger and Star Anise to your cooking or drink in a tea.
Holistic Cold Remedy: Combine all spices to make a tea & Drink 64oz daily
5. Antioxidant & Nutrient Rich Foods:
Immunity Booster: Foods rich in antioxidants help protect the body from disease and support every bodily system.
Holistic Cold Remedy: Eat citrus, berries, &
dishes spiced with Habanero or Cayenne to help push out the cold
Immunity Booster: drinking more water keeps the body hydrated & will help to flush out toxins more frequently and faster!
Holistic Cold Remedy: Drink a minimum of 64-80 ounces of water while fighting a cold
7. Steam Shower/Bath:
Immunity Booster: The more we continue to push toxins out the stronger our defense can be.
Holistic Cold Remedy: steam up your bathroom or take a hot bath with a towel around your neck & rub eucalyptus oil on your chest & sweat for 10-15 minutes twice a day
Using #holistic #nutrition to boost your immunity you are less likely to get sick in the presence of free radicals, bacteria and airborne disease. If you catch a bug & up your intake of each part of this Immunity Booster & are consistent daily, you can fight off a cold within days! This is how food and lifestyle can truly be your medicine!