Remember simple tips for preventing the spread of germs.
Wash your hands with warm soap and water
Keep your fingers/hands off your face and out of your eyes, mouth and nose
Nasal cleansing (ex. Neti pot) to clean out nasal passage – especially important if you have been out and about among others
Proper Nutrition – The food you eat plays a huge role in maintaining a strong immune system.
Avoid the middle aisles of the grocery stores
Avoid refined sugars (which suppress the immune system for 2-5 hours after negation)
Eat lots of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables (they contain phytonutrients & bioflavoids which directly strengthen our immune systems) – Eat them as a snack, use them to your favorite nutritious recipes, add them to smoothies, etc.
Exercise – Exercising is great way to deal with stress & stimulate your immune system.
Choose activities you enjoy
If you have children, involve them in the activity as well
It can be something simple and for only a few minutes each day
Reduce stress – Stress suppresses/weakens your immune system so proactively dealing with stress is critical.
Practice general self-care
Take a walk outside
Spend time on a hobby you enjoy
Immune boosting supplements can also help support your immune system. It is best to seek with a medical professional on how best to use supplements to support your overall health.