Tips for the Traveler: Great Ways to Boost Your Immunity

When you travel, your immune system is inundated with a slew of new exposures, all of which have the potential to cause a variety of ailments. The key to preventing sickness from these exposures is to strengthen your immune system. It is simple to do so, and it is well worth the time and minimal expenditure. Here are a few suggestions that are simple, easy to implement, and low-cost:
  1. Start taking zinc.  Zinc is an amazing supplement that turbo-charges your immunity with antioxidant properties that are vital to the health of your immune system.  You can find zinc in pill, lozenge or spray form at drug stores, pharmacies, health stores and on-line.

  2. Look for immune boosting elderberry. Elderberry is an ingredient used in natural cold and flu medications that stimulate the body’s immunity defenses. Herbal remedies are often a bit more pricey than commercial products, but an elderberry blend will serve your health in amazing ways. You can find natural herbal immunity boosters containing elderberry at most vitamin stores, natural food stores and on-line.

3. Vitamin C.  Eat it, take it and drink it!  Vitamin C is a powerful immune boosting vitamin that is antioxidant dense. Try to eat citrus and supplement your diet with vitamin C pills or lozenges and add vitamin C immune boosting powders to your water. Red peppers, strawberries, greens, and broccoli are also excellent sources of Vitamin C just in case citrus is not your favorite.
  1. Garlic. Garlic boosts your immunity and keeps your body healthy do to the heavy duty amounts of sulfur-containing properties, antioxidants and other good-for-you nutrients found within.  Garlic can be eaten or taken in capsule form.  You can find it at most vitamin stores, drug stores and on-line.
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