September went by in a flash!
I hope you all had a great month and enjoying the extra stretch of great weather we're having. Now that we are officially in the Fall season, it's time to start thinking about boosting your immune system to prepare for cold and flu season.
Some common cold stats: There are about 1 billion colds in the US every year, with every child catching it 6-10 times a year, resulting in 22 million school days being lost every year!
Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds & Flu
When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention really is the first line of defense. To keep your body’s defense system—the immune system—in peak condition, follow our immunity-boosting tips to help your body fight off the bugs looking for a host. And, for times when you are feeling ill, the second set of tips can help ease your symptoms and support a quick recovery.
Vitamin, Mineral, and Botanical Support for the Immune System
Certain vitamins, minerals, and plant-based supplements can help prevent/curtail the symptoms of colds and flu. Some that you may want to include are listed below. Talk to your practitioner as these suggestions must be tailored to your specific needs and health status.