The Rily Guide to Invincible Immunity
The Rily Guide to Invincible Immunity
If you want to know how to get less sick, less often, this guide is for you.
Getting the flu, or even a bad cold, sucks… especially when it seems like you just recovered from the last one.
The good news is that we are very far from helpless. The scientific literature is chock full of high-quality studies showing that certain foods and nutrients are proven to safely and effectively reduce rates of viral infection.
Meanwhile, other foods and habits have been clearly shown to suppress immune function across the board. Whether you have two autoimmune conditions or simply want to maintain your resilience, there are some universal deal breakers that must be acknowledged.
By knowing what immune kryptonite to subtract, and what immune-boosting superfoods to add, you’ll be much more substantially equipped for the whole winter, with plenty of ammo to get your family through sneezin’ season gracefully.
Before getting into powerful ways to upgrade your anti-flu arsenal, we have to start by discussing what might hinder your success.
The following “Four Horsemen of Getting Sick All The Time” should never be underestimated. These ubiquitous immune saboteurs can kibosh your best efforts to stay healthy and render all your elderberry gummies worthless.
Now that we’ve done our due diligence by outlining the deal breakers to immune resilience, let’s get to the fun part about how to massively support it with nutrition.
In conclusion, trust the science, trust the food, and don’t stress! We are, after all, only human, and sugar, alcohol, and stress seem to be hallmarks of the holiday season just as much as the all-too-common cold. Social pressures and endless to-do lists may make it all feel inescapable.
But the first part of taking care is knowing how to. And with the pillars of immune support described in this guide, you have a serious inventory of proven techniques to get less sick, less often. As luck would have it, many of them are delicious!
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