Here are ways to avoid the flu this winter!
Baby it’s cold outside and as the summer turns to autumn and autumn turns to winter the weather begins to change. The change in season has the ability to affect our health but there is a way this can be stopped! We look at the six ways you can keep healthy and avoid the flu blues!
Keep it clean
Nothing that is more effective to keep the flu at bay is washing your hands, regularly, most viruses gain access to your body by finding themselves first on your hands, hopping to your nose, eyes and lips and therefore entering into your body. So if you wash your hands regularly even just for 30 seconds with some soap and water or keep a small bottle of hand sanitizer with you!
Get your hands away from your face!
This is a tough one because most people constantly touch their mouth, nose and lips unconsciously through out the day. It is important to be mindful when you do, and you will be able to reap the healthy benefits, not touching you face will greatly cute the odds of you getting sick this winter!
Eat yogurt everyday
Yogurt is a probiotic food that helps keep your gut healthy and studies have shown it helps to increase your immune
Get some fresh air!
Open your windows this winter; if you are hanging out in a stuffy room with no circulation in the air it will increase your risk of catching a nasty virus. If you open up the windows the air movements is increases and there is less risk of creating airborne diseases!
Get your rest
If you are sleep deprived it can increase your chances of getting sick this winter, as study have shown in order to maintain good health you need to get a certain amount of shut eye. With getting an adequate amount of sleep our minds are happier healthier, and even I immune systems will better.
Stay clear from those who are sick
As obvious as this one seems, it is important you keep clear of physical contact from those who are sick. For example even a handshake can cause you too attract a virus. So rather wait till they are better then you can give them all the hugs in the world.
No more flu blues for you – stay healthy and happy this winter!