7-Ways to boost your immunity during Covid-19 Pandemic
We all know it is important more than ever right now to keep our immune system as strong as possible. The growth of the pandemic Covid-19 (the SARS-CoV-2 cause the disease Covid-19 - Corona Virus) which is causing worldwide fear, illness and death on an unprecedented scale. The UK NHS guidance to everybody is to regularly wash hand for 20 seconds with hot soapy water, social distance at least 2 metres with other people and stay at home and isolate where possible especially if you are experiencing symptoms.
What else can we do as individuals over and above this NHS guidance above try and support and protect ourselves. We at Good Living Nutrition offer support to individuals experiencing symptoms associated with viral flu (or any other condition) and as such in accordance with nutritionist tradition, we would make a bespoke individualised plan base on the symptoms of specific individuals based on a consultation.
If you would like some support, you can contact us anytime through our website, Facebook page @goodlivingnut or telephone Anthony Jackson directly on 07930428438.
Below are 7 ways you can implement immediately that could boost your immunity
Eat very well with a whole food plant-based diet to support the immune system, a plant-based diet especially alkaline foods assist to calm the immune system and support health. Sugar a processed food can suppress the immune system making you weaker.
2, Keep Hydrated
Drink plenty of water to keep the throat lubricated and water helps to carry oxygen and nutrients around the body in addition to assisting the removal of toxins which can build up in the body thereby having a negative impact on the body.
3, Good Livings Immune Booster Infusion
A tasty immune boosting hot drink packed full of micro-nutrients for assist the body
Pau d Arco Infusion (loose or single bag)
Cats Claw Infusion (loose or single bag0
Quebra Pedra Infusion (loose or bag)
½ teaspoon chopped fresh turmeric
½ teaspoon chopped ginger
Slice of lemon
Place ingredients (except lemon) into infusion strainer pour over boiling water and allow to infuse for 2 – 5 minutes, remove strainer, add slice of lemon and enjoy.
or if no strainer place ingredients (except lemon) into small pan you can slowly bring to boil, allow to stand for 3-5 minutes, strain into cup using sieve, add lemon and enjoy.
Repeat 3-4 times per during day
Combine all the above ingredients support and have anti-viral, anti-inflammation, anti-bacterial and immune boosting properties to support you during the cold and flu season
4, Ginseng Radix (Ren Shen)
Ensure at least 5-year-old pure ginseng powder. Consume ½ small teaspoon twice daily either as a tonic, on its own or with food.
There are many studies to confirm ginsengs role in supporting the fight against infection and support and stimulate the immune system
For an extra special booster, you could combine ginseng with Astragalus which is another superfood herb to assist in the fight against infection and keep the immune supported.
5, Quality Multi-Vitamin Supplement
Vitamin Rush by Sunwarrior, we believe is the best on market. Packed with Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6,9B & B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Vitamin E, Fulvic acid and full spectrum minerals. Rush is fully plant based and organic with faster and better absorption than tablet-based vitamins.
6, Sleep & Rest
At least 8 hours of sleep to support the immune system. During sleep your body is flighting any antibodies and is recharging and healing itself. So, sleep along with rest is very important.
Physical activity is helps to flush out bacteria from the lungs and airways and supports the immune system. Exercise causes a change in the antibodies and white blood cells which the body uses to fight infection and illness.
All the above products along with other immune support products can be purchased through our website or you can contact us for a chat to discuss further.
Good Living Nutrition & Wellbeing