We have all heard the news about the Swine Flu or The Influenza A-H1N1 virus. The media has focused on reporting many cases of this dangerous virus in the past few days.
The World Health Organization has raised the Swine Flu to pandemic level, indicating a widespread human-to-human transmission and yet there are no approved vaccines and limited anti-viral drugs for this new virus. Perhaps the media should switch focus from reporting existing cases to preventing new cases, informing people what can be done to avoid the virus.
Lucky Vitamin will provide this information this week on the Lucky Blog, with a series of articles about ways to naturally prevent the flu as well as to enhance the body’s defenses to viral infections.
A healthy diet and natural supplements can significantly boost your immune system against the Swine Flu. It’s definitely time to start eating more oranges and to consume more foods containing probiotic bacteria, such as yogurt, and omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish.
Probiotics supplements can quickly build up your immune system. The majority of products can be taken on a daily basis without any side effects. Several natural immune-enhancer products may provide nutrients missing from a poor diet, such as vitamin C, vitamin A and essential minerals.
Herbal ingredients can also contribute to support the immune system, regulating the body’s own inflammatory response. Echinacea has been used to support and treat the immune system for many years. This powerful herb is capable of strengthen the immune system and, when taken at first sign of a cold, can reduce cold symptoms or shortened their duration.