Lately it seems like the weather just can’t make up its mind! One day it’s snowing, the next it’s 70 degrees — followed by another day of chilly weather.
Though warm weather is always nice to experience, during cold and flu season, the rapidly-changing weather can be detrimental to your health. Read on for a few tips to maintain your immune health during cold-weather months below.
Exercise as much as you can! Staying active and getting fresh air works wonders for your health. Try and get at least 30 minutes of exercise each day, even if its a walk around your neighborhood.
Be Proactive. Vitamins to improve your immune are vital at this time of the year, however, certain foods have also been proven to keep colds and flu at bay. These foods include yogurt, salmon, leafy greens, dark chocolate, oats and sweet potatoes.
Stay hydrated. No matter what the weather is like, it is important to drink enough water and fresh fruit juices to stay hydrated. You could also add honey to soothe your throat. Water flushes out toxins and helps you absorb nutrients.
Catch those Zzzz’s! While working out is important, you also need to get sufficient amount of rest to feel refreshed and re-energized. Sleeping for 7-8 hours every day boosts your immune system and gets you prepared for the day ahead.
Tell Me: How are you staying healthy in this rapidly-changing weather?