This is a guest article. The reason I'm making that clear is that we don't get vaccinated in my household. No problem with those who do but have you ever read what's in that stuff???
The dreaded time of the year is back again, and this time with echoes of coughs and raspy voices on an increased scale in public. With those terrible sniffles and coughs getting louder and louder, the probability of incurring the detestable cold and flu keeps getting higher and higher. Instead of worrying about the medications and the tormenting coughs and sore throat, how about taking some precautions in advance? Read along to know about some effective ideas to keep cold and cough at a distance:
* Green Tea: Known for its healthful purposes, the green tea tops the list of immunity boosters. It helps in boosting up your metabolism, lowering cholesterol levels and possesses catechins, which have anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties.
*Almonds: Loaded with the goodness of proteins to keep your energy levels on an all-time high, almonds are perfect for any time of the season. They possess antioxidants to keep cold and flu away from your systems.
*Yogurt: Yogurt contains prebiotics, which hold cold viruses from invading your body. You can easily reduce your chances of catching cold by consuming yoghurt on a regular basis.
*Grapefruit: Regular consumption of citrus fruits like grapefruit helps in keeping your immune system strong. Grapefruits also contain flavenoids; which speed up immune system activities to a great extent.