Here are Dr. Mercola’s top 5 tips that will help you beat the flu:
- Get enough vitamin D – Dr. Mercola believes that lack of vitamin D is the likely cause of seasonal flu viruses. A recent large-scale study showed that people with low vitamin D levels were more prone to colds and bouts with the flu.
- Take a probiotic supplement and eat plenty of probiotic-rich fermented foods– Protect your gastrointestinal system because eighty percent of your immune system, your body’s natural defense against disease, is located in your gut.
- Eliminate or drastically reduce your sugar intake – Sugar is a natural enemy of your immune system.
- Get enough sleep and rest – Listen to your body. Take a break when you need to because your body will easily succumb to the flu virus if you’re always fatigued.
- Manage your stress levels – A stressful lifestyle rarely leads to…
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