How To Not Get Common Upper Respiratory Infections
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The New York Times just published an article demonstrating that gargling with salt water can significantly reduce your risk of catching a cold or the flu. Who knew?? So simple... very low risk and costs less than pennies.
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i put fresh lime in my water.. The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,
RealAge.com advises that a study carried out over the Fall and Winter of 2009-2010 revealed that those that took Vitamin D supplements and thus had higher levels of D in their systems were half as likely to catch the flu bug or any other viral infection of the respiratory tract. And if any in the high-D group did get sick, they were out of commission for fewer days than those who had lower Vitamin D levels in their systems.
Researchers weren't sure why D helps, but it could be that the nutrient's inflammation-suppressing powers help reduce the severity of infections. And of course it helps to live a healthy lifestyle and wash hands frequently.
4# Dumbbells for upper body excercise while watching Biggest Loser (or any other Favorite Show)
I have started using dumbbells while watching TV. It only is upper body, but useful in stretching shoulders and arms, and useful in low-stress, lots of repititions. And if I do it while watching TV, I feel still relaxing and enjoying my evening, while getting low impact workout. Works for me!!
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